Case filed over Sylhet rape attempt; 3 arrested

A case has been filed over the rape attempt on a schoolgirl on Tuesday in Sylhet city.


Three young men detained from Badambagica area of the city were shown arrested in the case on Wednesday.


The suspects are — Pavel Ahmed, 25, son of Alauddin Miah, resident of Nurpur village in Maizgaon union, Abdul Motalib, 22, son of Mushahid Miah, resident of Warita village and Rajon Miah, 24, son of Asddar Miah, resident of Daulatpur village in Bahubal upazila of Habiganj upazila.


Another accused Jahirul, 20, is absconding.


The victim’s mother filed the case at the Airport Police Station on Wednesday.


Jyotirmoy Sarkar, deputy police commissioner of Sylhet Metropolitan Police (SMP), said the accused asked the girl to give them water.


They caught the girl and tied her hands and legs with rope when she came out of her house with water. They then tried to rape her.


Locals rushed in and rescued her hearing her scream and caught three of the accused.


They were later handed over to police.


Source: United News of Bangladesh