Robbery, rape on bus in Tangail: Mastermind among 10 arrested

Members of Rapid Action Battalion arrested 10 persons including the mastermind in the cases filed over the gang-rape of a woman and looting of valuables of passengers after hijacking a bus on the Dhaka-Tangail highway on August 3, 2022.

The mastermind was identified as Ratan Hossain, Khondaker Al Moin, director of Rab's Media Wing, confirmed the development to The Daily Star tonight.

Rab will disclose further details at a press conference at its media centre tomorrow, he said.

Ten to twelve men, with backpacks, got on the bus at Hatikumrul intersection in Sirajganj around midnight on August 3, 2022.

They raped a woman and took away all the passengers' valuables and injured many of the passengers with sharp weapons.

Following the incident, bus passenger Hekmat Ali filed a robbery case and a rape case at Madhupur Police Station.



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