Three youths allegedly raped a 5-year-old boy in Moheshkhali upazila in Cox’s Bazar and recorded the video of the crime, that they later shared using Facebook messenger.
The accused are Salah Uddin, 22, son of Saber Ahmed, Md Mamun, 16, son of Md Kasim, and Nezam Uddin,17, son of Tunu Mia.
On Sunday, a case was filled at Moheshkhali police station in this regard, followed by a complaint lodged by the victim's father, said Md Abdul Hai, Officer-in-Charge of Moheshkhali police station.
According to the complaint, on March 20, around 3 pm the accused took the child to an abandoned shop in Matarbari union in the upazila and raped him. They recorded a video of the incident and shared it among some of their acquaintances using messenger.
Locals recently got informed of the video as it spread and they got agitated.
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OC Abdul Hai said several teams of police are conducting operations to arrest the accused after the case filing.