Thursday, December 17, 2015

Jumma girl raped in Kaptai
News No:180/2015: Thursday, December 17, 2015

A JUMMA teenage girl belonging to Chakma community was reportedly raped on Wednesday while she was out for a morning walk near a navy camp at Kaptai, Rangamati, according to Manob Kantha, a Bengali national daily.

The police have confirmed the incident, saying that the victim, a class nine student, had been first brought to the Victim Support Centre at Rangamati Kotwali Thana, before admitting her to Rangamati General Hospital.

The victim told reporters that she had went out for a walk, as she always did, on Kaptai Sweden Polytechnic Institute road at 5am.

“At 5am four men came in an autorickshaw, got down, pressed my mouth with their hands, huddled me into the autorickshaw and then took me to Shahid Moazzem Navy Camp road. From there they led me to a nearby jungle and then raped.” she added.

After raping her, the attackers got her back to the same autorickshaw, took her to BSPI road, pushed her from the autorickshaw to the ground and then sped away, she said.
She somehow walked back home and informed her parents about the incident.  

The victim said that her rapists were all Bengali and that she could recognize two of them.

“Two of them drive autorickshaws at kaptai and I know them,” she said.

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