Another gang-rape in Subarnachar

Subarnachar Corespondent
17 August 2019, Sat
Published: 02:46

Another gang-rape in Subarnachar

A fourteen year-old girl has reportedly been gang raped in Subarnachar of Noakhali. From December 30, 2018 till date at least Seven women or girls have been raped in the upazila so far.

The incident took place in the Baraitala in Char Alauddin village under Mohammadpur union Thursday midnight. The victim girl was taken to Noakhali General Hospital Friday (August 16) morning.

She said, Hossain Bepari, 45, and Sohel, 24 dragged her to a nearby fish farm and raped her. They also recorded the heinous act and threatened to make it viral if she disclosed any information  about the incident.

At one point, when she attempted to escaped, Hossain tried to murder her by stepping on her throat, leaving her unconscious.

She said there were two other people in the fish farm. Later, her parents and sister rescued her from the farm and admitted her to Noakhali General Hospital.

The hospital’s Resident Medical Officer (RMO) Syed Abdul Azim confirmed the matter to Dhaka Tribune, saying that she was currently under treatment in the gynaecology ward.

He said the allegation of rape can only be confirmed after the victim is examined.

Char Jabbar police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Shahed Uddin said: "We are investigating the matter, although the victim's family has not filed any complaint."