Mother of two ‘gang-raped’ in Noakhali

Published: May 24, 2019 19:10:11 | Updated: May 27, 2019 17:09:28

Three men were arrested on Friday for allegedly gang-raping a mother of two in Doalia village of Begumganj upazila in Noakhali on Thursday night.

Police named the arrestees as Saiful Islam of Doalia village, Babu of Rudropur village, and Harun of Hirapur village. Police arrested Saiful and Babu with a firearm and bullet in the morning while RAB arrested Harun on Friday afternoon.

The victim was admitted to Noakhali General Hospital where she's undergoing treatment and medical tests.

She said her husband had a long-running dispute with criminals Harun, Saiful and Babu involving fish farming. "They've been threatening us for a while," she said.

"They broke into our house around 10:30pm and beat up my mother-in-law before raping me," the victim said. "They also vandalised the house."

Police visited the place after being contacted by the woman's husband. They took the victim to police station and then sent her to a hospital.

Begumganj police Station's in-charge Firoz Alam Molla said the victim's husband filed a case on early Friday naming the three men.

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