Noakhali, Jan 3 (UNB) – Doctors found the evidence of gang-rape after examining the woman who was violated in turns at Charjubali village in Subarnachar upazila after Sunday’s election.
The medical board of the 250-bed Noakhali General Hospital prepared a report following tests conducted on the victim mentioning that they found the evidence of gang-rape, said Syed Mohiuddin Abdul Azim, resident medical officer of the hospital.
Md Ilias Sharif, Superintendent of Police of the district, said they received the report in the afternoon.
Meanwhile, detectives in their separate drives arrested Ruhul Amin, former member of Charjubli union parishad and publicity affairs secretary of Subarnachar upazila unit Awami League, and Bechu Miah in the early hours over the incident.
A team of Detective Branch (DB) arrested Ruhul Amin from a poultry farm in Sadar upazila while Bechu Mia from a brick kiln in Senbagh upazila, the SP said.
With this, five people have so far been arrested in connection with the gang-rape of the woman.
Earlier, police arrested Badshah Alam from Charbajuli on Tuesday while prime accused Sohel from Cumilla district and Md Swapan from Laxmipur district on Wednesday.
A team of the Jatiya Mohila Sangstha also visited the victim at the hospital and assured the family of providing all sorts of assistance.
According to the victim’s husband, a group of hoodlums stormed their house in the early hours of Monday and tied up all the family members except his wife.
They took the woman outside the house at gunpoint where they violated her in turns, the victim’s husband claimed.
After the rape, they also threatened the victim not to disclose the matter to anyone, saying they would kill her if otherwise, he said.
With the help of neighbours, the victim was taken to hospital on Monday noon and a case was filed against nine people over the incident.