Dhaka, July 13 (UNB) - Police arrested two youths in Cumilla’s Chandina and Laxmipur’s Ramganj upazilas on Saturday and Friday night for allegedly raping two minor girls.
The arrestees were identified as Rakib Uddin, 21, son of Yunus Mia of Rameshwar village in Chandian, and Soharab Hossain, son of Imam Hossain of Nawapara village in Ramganj.
Sub-inspector Ahad of Chandina Police Station said Rakib raped the girl when she was alone at her home on July 5.
Victim’s mother filed a case with the police station under the Women and Children Repression Prevention Act on July 9.
Keronkhal Union Parishad Chairman Harun-ur-Rashid handed Rakib over to police on Friday night, the SI added.
Quoting locals, Anwar Hossain, officer-in-charge of Ramganj Police Station, said Sohrab lured the fifth grader girl with Tk 50 and raped her taking her to a remote place on Thursday.
Hearing her screams, locals recued the girl.
Later, police arrested Sohrab after the girl’s family filed a case with the police station, the OC added.