2 sisters ‘raped’ in Thakurgaon; 5 held

Two sisters were raped by some youths at Mahalbari in Ranishankoil municipality area on Tuesday.


The victims are the resident of South Sandharai village in Ranishankoil upazila.


Police arrested five people from different parts of the upazila on Wednesday.


The arrestees are Zahirul, 28, son of Afaz uddin, Rubel, 26, son of Babul Mistri, Upen Deb, 28, son of Jotish Chandra, Fazlu, 35, son of Mohamamd Ali and Milon, 25, son of Shahidul in the upazila.


Abul Mannan, officer-in-charge of Ranishankoil Police Station, said Zahirul along with his associates took the two girls—one aged about 20 and another 15—to the house of Upen where they violated the girls in turns on Tuesday afternoon.


Later, the victims filed a case with Ranishankoil Police Station the following day.


After getting complaint police arrested the alleged rapists.


The victims were sent for medical tests.


Source: United News of Bangladesh