Police on Thursday arrested three people, including two students of Rajshahi University (RU), in connection with two rape cases filed with Motihar Police Station.
Two RU students -- Zahid Hasan Shovon of Public Administration department and Tarun Kunda of Sociology department were arrested from Shah Makhdum Hall around 12:30am over the rape of a girl, said officer-in-charge of the police station.
According to the case statement, Zahid used to provide tuition to the girl and developed a love relationship with her.
On February 15, Zahid took the victim to his relative’s house where he violated her with a promise of marriage.
When the victim’s father came to know about the matter, he filed a case under the Women and Children Repression Prevention Act.
Meanwhile, in another incident police arrested another man -- Ratan Ali, 30, as he allegedly raped a 13-year-old madrasa student on March 5 in Talaimari area of the city.
Sub-inspector Sahabul Islam of Motihar Police Station said the accused was arrested after the victim filed a case over the rape on Wednesday.
Source: United News of Bangladesh