5 held over gang rape of singer in Gazipur

Staff Correspondent

4 February, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Five people were arrested from different areas of Gazipur on Tuesday night for allegedly raping a

local singer.

A team of Gazipur police conducting separate drives in different parts of the district arrested Russel Talukdar, Jahangir Alam, Sumon Mia, Zahir Uddin and Sahabul alias Aijul, said Mahbub A Khoda, officer-in-charge of Kashimpur Police Station.

On 31 January, the girl from Konabari in Gazipur was allegedly violated by the five at the house of Russel Talukdar in Sardaganj area of Kashimpur.

Police said Russel took the girl to his residence on that night saying that they would arrange a musical event. But Russel and his friends raped the girl in turn.