Two youths arrested over gang rape in Joypurhat
16 August 2015, Nirapad News: Police arrested two young men in connection with a rape of a housewife in Masterpara area of the district town on Saturday.
The arrested were identified as Akash Rajbhor, 19, and Jibon Rajbhor 18.
Police said a housewife of the area was allegedly raped by three young men, including Akash and Jibon, on Friday night while she was returning to her residence from her relative’s house.
The victim lodged a complaint with Sadar Police Station on Saturday morning.
Later police in a drive arrested the duo in the afternoon while their other associate, Biplob, went into hiding after the incident.
The victim also filed a case under the Women and Children Repression Prevention Act with the police station.
Police sent the victim to Joypurhat District Mordern Hospital for a medical test.
Molla Nazrul Islam, superintendent of police, Joypurhat, confirmed the incident.