Man arrested for raping SSC examinee in Mymensingh
A man was arrested last night for raping a Secondary School Certificate examinee in Tarakanda upazila of Mymensingh, police said.
Yusuf Ali, 35, a resident of Charia Purbapara village, was arrested from his relative’s house after the victim’s father filed a rape case against him and another man last night, reports our local correspondent.
After interrogation, police produced the arrestee before a Mymensingh court this afternoon and he was sent to jail, said Md Abul Khayer, officer-in-charge of Tarakanda Police Station.
Drives are on to arrest the other accused, the OC said.
Yusuf, a grocery shop employee at Charia Bazar, abducted the girl while she was on her way to class on the morning of January 26, the OC said, quoting the case statement.
He took her to another place and raped her, the police official added.
Later, he released the girl and threatened her with death if she disclosed the matter to anyone, he said.
The victim returned home and told no one about what she had been through. Yesterday, however, she told her family members and her father lodged a case with the police station, the OC said.
The victim was sent to Mymensingh Medical College and Hospital for medical test today, the OC informed.