Dhaka, July 8 (UNB) - Police in separate drives arrested six people over rape and gang-rape incidents in Magura, Shariatpur and Munshiganj districts.
In Magura, four miscreants were arrested on Monday for reportedly gang-raping a Class-VIII girl after abducting her at Tiorkhali village in Shalikha upazila.
The arrestees were identified as Jewel, Russel, Antar and Islam, residents of the village.
Tariqul Islam, officer-in-charge of Shalikha Police Station, said the miscreants abducted the girl while she was sleeping on the night of July 6.
Later, they took her to a nearby jute field and violated her one after another.
A case was filed with the police station and the arrested four rapists confessed to their crime, the OC added.
In Shariatpur, a man was arrested at Sakhipur in Bhedarganj upazila on Monday noon for allegedly raping his daughter-in-law.
The arrestee was identified as Giasuddin Dhali, 55, son of late Sona Mia Dhali of the village.
The victim said she was sleeping at her room on the night of May 28 when her father-in-law Giasuddin gagged her and raped her. He used to rape her almost every night till July 6.
She filed a case with Sakhipur Police Station in this connection on Monday noon and police made the arrest.
Enamul Haque, officer-in-charge of the police station, said police arrested Giasuddin and sent the housewife to Sadar Hospital for medical test.
In Munshiganj, police arrested a youth for raping a housewife at Haldia union in Louhajang upazila at the promise of marrying her after developing affairs with her.
Police identified the arrestee as Mona Ghosh alias Sumon, 30, son of Maran Ghosh of Sutrapur in Dhaka.
Sub-inspector Shuvas of Louhajang Police Station said the youth, cousin of the victim’s husband, developed affairs with her. Later, Mona lured the housewife with false promise of marriage and raped her on different occasions.
The accused also took video of the act. On June 13, he again called her to a house in the name of deleting the videos and raped her again.
However, the youth sent the video clip to her husband on July 3.
Finally, victim’s father filed a rape case with the police station on Thursday and police arrested Mona from the capital on Friday and seized the video and pictures of the woman.