Girl raped after promise of marriage in Rajshahi; 1 held

A girl was allegedly raped at Shiroil Colony area in the city after being led on with the lure of marriage.

Sub Inspector Broz Golal of Chandrima Police Station, said Raju Ahmed, 30, son of Yusuf Ali of the area repeatedly raped the girl, 25, with promise of marriage.

The girl conceived eight months ago and requested Raju to marry her, but he started showing various excuses.

Later, the girl told the matter to her family members and filed a case against Raju and two others with the police station on Tuesday afternoon.

Following the matter, Raju went to the girl's house and threatened to abort the baby.

Meanwhile, police arrested Raju and the girl was admitted to One Stop Crisis Centre (OCC) of Rajshahi Medical College Hospital for medical test.

Police were trying to arrest the remaining criminals, the SI added.

Source: United News of Bangladesh