BCL leader held over rape of sixth grader in Sylhet

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) on Saturday arrested a local leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) as he allegedly raped a teenager in Dariapara area of Sylhet city.


The arrestee was identified as Ragib Hossain Niju, 20, son of Abdul Kayum and local Chhatra League leader of Sylhet city unit.


Assistant Superintendent of Police Samiul Alam of Rab- 9 said Niju violated the girl on September 29 promising to marry her.


Victim’s mother filed a case over the matter on Friday, he said.


The victim has been admitted to Sylhet Osmani Medical College Hospital for medical test.


Source: United News of Bangladesh