Youth arrested for ‘raping his girlfriend’

Staff Correspondent

8 February, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Police arrested a youth from his house at Wari in the capital city on Wednesday afternoon for allegedly raping his ‘girlfriend’ for several days.

The arrestee is Allam Hossain, 22, a private university student.

On Thursday morning, Mostafizur Rahman, inspector (investigation) of Wari Police Station, said, “Allam and the ill-fated girl, 18, were introduced with each other at a coaching centre at Golapbagh. They then developed a romantic relationship which continued for seven months.

“On January 25, Allam called her to his house when other members of his family went outside and raped the girl.  Later, he phoned her and informed her that their secret moments were videoed.

“He threatened to upload the footage on Facebook and YouTube. On January 26, Allam called her to his house and violated her again. On February 3, Allam forced the girl to go to his house and raped her again.

“At one stage, the girl informed his family of the matter and the mother of the girl informed Allam’s family members of the matter. But instead of taking it seriously, they exerted pressure on the victim’s family.

“The girl tried to commit suicide several times, but could not do so for the vigilance of her family members.

“On Wednesday, the girl told the matter to one of their neighbours. Later, the neighbour took her to Wari Police Station and police recorded a case against Allam.”

The girl was sent to Dhaka Medical College Hospital for health test. Police are now trying to recover the video footage.