Baul singer ‘gang-raped’ in Ashulia, 2 held
A baul singer was allegedly gang-raped in Ashulia, on the outskirts of Dhaka, after she was invited to a “musical show”, police said today.
Two persons were arrested today a day following a rape case was filed by the victim, our Savar correspondent reports quoting Abdul Awal, officer-in-charge of the local police station.
The identities of the two arrestees could not be known immediately.
The 32-year-old victim, hailing from Narayanganj, yesterday filed the case with Ashulia Police Station accusing 10 to 12 people.
She is now receiving treatment at the One-Stop Crisis Centre of Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH), OC Awal said.
“She was invited to a purported musical show by another female singer at a rest house in Ashulia,” the OC added.
“As she reached there, 10 to 12 men detained her to a room and raped her overnight,” the police official said quoting the victim.
Police are conducting drives to arrest the rest of the culprits.