News No.43/2016: Saturday, May 28, 2016
A SIXTH grade Jumma student was reportedly raped yesterday in Panchari when she went to a bamboo firm nearby their village Joutha Khamar Para to gather bamboo shoots.
Another girl, much younger then herself, was along with the 14-year-old victim, but she ran away when her attacker, a Bengali settler of about 20 years of age, grabbed her.
The escaped girl then informed the villagers about the incident, which took place at about 10 am.
But by the time they reached the spot, the culprit had already escaped.
They recovered the victim and then sent her to Khagrachari Sadar Hospital for medical examination.
The victim is a student of Panchari Bazar Pilot High School and belongs to Marma community.
The name of the assaulter could not be known immediately, but according to the victim he lives in Domdom under Panchari Sadar Union.
She said she knew him by face and that she would be able to identify him if presented before her.---------------