Youth arrested for rape, taking video
Members of the Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested a youth from Mohananda Bridge area of Rehaichar in the district town on Wednesday evening on charge of raping a college girl, taking video and demanding money by blackmailing her.
The arrestee was identified as Mohammad Raju alias Rajon,24, son of Taimur Rahman of Nayalavanga village under Shibganj upazila in the district.
Sources said, being refused several times, Raju abducted a girl of Chapainawabganj Women's College from Sonar More area, when she was going to a coaching centre on November 19.
Raju took the girl to his 'den', raped her and took video. He also threatened to kill her if she disclosed the matter to anyone.
Later, Raju demanded Tk 2 lakh from the girl, threatening to circulate the video footage on internet in case she failed to arrange the amount.
However, the girl told her mother about the matter.
Her family members lodged a complaint against Raju with Chapainawabganj Rab camp on November 25.
As per a plan, the family members called Raju to Mohananda Bridge area to give him Tk 2 lakh on November 26 and Rab members detained him from the spot.
They also seized the video from Raju's mobile phone, said major Kamruzzaman, commander of Chapainawabganj Rab camp.
Rab later handed him over to Sadar Model Police Station at night while the victim filed a rape case with the PS.