Schoolgirl gang raped in Thakurgaon

A 9th grade school girl was gang raped Tuesday in Dholarhat of Thakurgaon Sadar Upazila.

The incident occurred in Haragachh village of Dholarhat union when the girl went to meet her boyfriend.

The victim alleged that her boyfriend, Sujan, a 10th grade student of Islamnagar High School and resident of Debiganj village, and 4-5 others including Ashraful and Biplob raped her. Sujan took her to a chicken farm away from her house where his companions were waiting. Afterwards they left her unconscious near her house at midnight, she said.

Her father said that at around 1.30 am he heard his daughter crying in the yard. He came out of the house and found her bleeding. He also saw several wound marks on her body.

That night, the victim was taken to a local doctor and a union parishad member was informed about the incident, her father said.

Officer-in-charge (OC) of Ruhia Police Station Chittaranjan Roy said he had not received any written complaint from the family yet.

However, the crime scene was identified according to the victim’s description. The victim’s medical examination was also completed on Wednesday and attempts were being made to identify the accused, the OC said.

Meanwhile, victim’s brother-in-law Sohel Rana said that the family was preparing to file an abduction and rape case.

Source: United News of Bangladesh