Housewife gang-raped in Jashore

Staff Correspondent
16 October 2020, Fri
Published: 01:42

Housewife gang-raped in Jashore

A housewife was gang-raped by some people at Mirzapur in Jhikargachcha Upazila of Jashore.

Police on Thursday arrested a man for allegedly gang-raping a housewife with his accomplices.

The arrestee was identified as Rufi Mia alias Suvo (26) the main accused in the gang-rape case.

The victim’s husband said to media that Suvo called his wife to meet him at a nearby road in the pretext of an important discussion on Wednesday night.

Suvo and his friends picked up the victim when she reached the road and took her to a field where they gang-raped her, he said.

Officer-in-Charge of Jhikargachha Police Station Abdur Razzak said that the victim’s husband filed a case in this regard.

On the other hand, It was the first instance of the death penalty being carried in a rape case after it came into effect on Tuesday.

A court has sentenced five people to death under the amended law after it found them guilty of gang-raping a madrasa girl in Bhuapur Upazila in Tangail.