Update March 11, 2015

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Bangladesh Chhatra League man held on rape charge

Sumel Sarker


BCL man held on rape charge

11 March 2015, Nirapad News: Local leaders of Awami League-backed organisations have been accused of raping a schoolgirl in Dighinala upazila of Khagrachhar.

Police arrested Md Sohel, president of upazila unit of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), on charges of rape after a case was filed by the victim’s mother on Tuesday.

Shahadat Hossain Titu, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Dighinala thana, said three more men have been arrested in connection with the crime.

According to a relative of the victim, the girl along with two of her brothers was returning home after attending a religious event in Dighinala Banbihar on Monday night.

On the way, four knife-wielding men tied up the victim’s brothers and raped her.

Sohel was arrested from a tobacco field in the morning. OC Shahadat said, “Sohel has given names of his companions. We are trying to catch them.”

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