Sunday, May 10, 2015

Attempt to rape a Jumma girl in Matiranga

News No. 65/2015: Sunday, May 10, 2015

A 15-year-old Jumma girl has been subjected to an attempted rape in Thuilapara under Bornal Union in Matiranga Upazila.

According to victim's family, the girl (from Marma community), a class ten student of Tabalchari Kadamtoli High School, was on her way to school on foot when a Bengali settler attacked her.

One of her classmate citing her said, "As soon as she (the victim) reached Rubber Plantation at 09 am today (10 May), a Bengali settler grabbed and pulled her to a roadside jungle and tried to rape her."

But the girl fought back and pushed him away and then ran away, she added.
After being informed, her fellow students and village youths rushed to the place of occurrence, but by then the culprit had already left the scene.

The identity of the attacker, other than the community he belongs to, could not be known.
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