6 people arrested for raping an RMG employee in Ctg
Police arrested six suspected rapists on Friday night on charges of raping a garment worker in two separate incidents in Sitakunda and Mirsarai upazilas of Chattogram.
Those arrested are Raihan alias Rana, Shahadat alias Mamun, Md Ashraful Islam alias Al Amin, Belal, Sagor and Ismail.
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With the exception of Rana, the other five raped the 22-year-old girl in the Sitakunda and Mirsarai wharf area, said Md Mujibur Rahman, the officer in charge (OC) of the Mirsarai police station.
The OC said the victim, who lodged a complaint with the police station in this regard, is currently being treated in a hospital.
According to the case report, the 22-year-old RMG worker boarded a minibus from the port city’s Olongkar point on June 23 at around 6:00 p.m.
The assistant, Mamun, first took her to Sitakunda and picked up the driver Al Amin. As the bus drove back into town, they picked Ismail and another transport worker and the four took turns raping the girl inside the vehicle.
Police sources said that the next morning, Belal found the girl and took her in a CNG automatic rickshaw to the Mirsarai embankment area around 9:00 am on behalf of helping her. Later, Belal with her partner Sagor and two others raped her again.
Another defendant, Rana, then stole her cell phone and money from her bag and dropped the victim off outside Nizampur College, the CO said.
The victim later rushed to the police station and filed a complaint accusing nine people, the CO said.
OC Mujibur said the victim had already identified the criminals and that they were trying to arrest the other defendants in the case.