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12:00 AM, January 23, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 01:02 AM, January 23, 2020

One jailed for gang-rape in Mymensingh

Police on Tuesday arrested a youth in connection with the gang-rape of a girl in Dhobaura upazila of Mymensingh.

The 18-year-old victim filed a case with Dhobaura Police Station accusing four youths on Monday night.

Soon after the case was filed, police arrested Islam Mia (22) of the upazila on Tuesday night.

The other accused are Ariful Islam (20), Rasel Mia (21), and Nazrul Islam (30) of the same upazila.

After interrogation, Islam Mia was produced before a Mymensingh court yesterday afternoon, which ordered him to be sent to prison, officer-in-charge of Dhobaura Police Station Ali Ahmed Mollah told The Daily Star.

During the interrogation, the arrestee confessed that they committed the crime in a pre-planned manner and Ariful was the mastermind, informed the OC.

Quoting the case statement, OC Ali said Ariful, son of Abdur Rashid Bepari, along with his three associates took the girl to a nearby waterbody, raped her multiple times and left her there.

The girl was able to reach home on Saturday morning with the help of locals.

A medical test was done at Mymensingh Medical College Hospital yesterday.

Police drives are on to arrest the other accused, OC Ali Ahmed Mollah added.

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