Chattogram Metropolitan Police (CMP) arrested five people, including four women, in connection with the rape of a teenage girl at Luxury Beauty Parlour in the city's Khulshi area.
The arrestees are Rahima Akter alias Doly, 49, owner of the parlour; Sumi Akter, 25, Shamim Ul Karim, 28, Rahima Akter, 35, and Yasmin Akter Munni, 40, all workers of the same parlour.
Pranab Chowdhury, officer-in-charge of Khulshi Police Station, said all the women arrested in this case were the part of a prostitution racket.
Of them, Sumi had good relationship with the family members of the victim, he added.
On June 24, she took the 14-year-old victim to the parlour. At one stage, Doly forcefully sent the victim to one of her clients who raped her, the police official said.
Later, the victim shared her horrific experience with her family who informed police about the incident, the law enforcer said.
Conducting a raid at the parlour, police arrested the five yesterday the OC added.
Police filed two cases in connection with the rape.