News No. 19/2015, Monday, February 2, 2015
A 27-YEAE-OLD Jumma woman has been a victim of an attempted rape by a Bengali man in Bormachari Union under Laxmichari Upazilla.
Her attacker was injured seriously when she resisted the attempt with her dao (machete).
The incident happened on Sunday, February 1, when the victim and her friends went to the jungle near Karnaphuli Tea Eastate on Bormachari-Fatikchari border to collect firewood.
While the other women returned home after collecting firewood, the victim, a resident of Bot-toli Chakma Tila under Bormachari Union, was left behind.
When she was on her way back home alone at about 1:15 p.m, one Md. Shahabuddin (55) son of Aminul Rahaman from Bholagazi village under Kanchonpur Union, grabbed her and tried to rape her.
However, she resisted him with her dao, resulting in injuries to his hand and feet.
He was later admitted to Fatikchari Hospital.
No case has been filed with the police in connection with this incident.----------------