News No. 117/2014, Monday, December 22, 2014
A 12-YEAR-OLD Jumma girl has been raped in Taindong, Matiranga while collecting firewood in a jungle nearby her Headmanpara village, sources in the village have said.
The rapist, identified as Badsha Mian son of Harunur Rashid of Mashpara village under Ward No. 7, Taindong Union, fled when the victim screamed and people rushed there to help her.
The girl, a class five student of Headman Para Community Primary School and a member of Tripura nationality, was attacked at 2:30 pm on Sunday (21 December) when she was collecting firewood alone in the jungle.
The victim’s family was reportedly preparing to file a criminal case in this regard.