News No. 86/2014, Thursday, October 02, 2014
A JUMMA teenage girl has been reportedly raped by a Bengali settler in Rannyabari village under Bhaibone-chara Union in Khagrachari Sadar Upazila.
The 14-year-old girl has been admitted to Khagrachari Sadar Hospital for medical treatment.
The villagers held Md. Zia Rahman, 32, the culprit, and then handed him over to the police. Zia lives in Bhaibone-chara police barrack area and earns a living from carrying passengers on motorbikes. His father’s name is Md. Abdul Malek.
According to the villagers, about 11am on Thursday, Zia dropped a passenger at Rannyabari.
“On his way back, he went to the house of the victim, who was alone, and raped her.” a neighbour told chtnews.com quoting her.
The victim’s parents were away to their Jum field busy harvesting crops when the incident took place, he added.
On hearing of the incident, a group of police personnel led by Mizanur Rahman, Officer-in-charge of Khagrachari police station, rushed to Rannyabari and arrested Zia Rahman.