News No. 08/2013, Monday, January 28, 2013
A SIXTEEN-YEAR old Bengali settler girl has been reportedly gang raped by Santu group men in Ambagaan under Kolabonia Union of Barkal Upazila in Rangamati district.
According to sources, on the night of 27 January, a group of 10 armed men loyal to Santu Larma faction of the Jana Samhati Samiti raided the house of Nurul Islam in Ambagaan village, about 3 miles east of Barkal Upazila headquarters, and attacked the girl.
The broke into the house, falsely introduced themselves as members of the UPDF and took turns raping the girl.
The Santu men also robbed him of cash and other articles to the amount of Taka 66 thousand or upwards, sources added.