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SSC candidate gang raped, couple among five held

  • Our Correspondent
  • 15 September, 2022 12:00 AM
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NATORE: Police arrested five people including a woman after a female SSC candidate was allegedly raped at Sadar Upazila in Natore district on Tuesday night.

The arrested are Rony Miah, Mridul Hossain, Rockey, Sohan and his wife Mithila. Police said the SSC candidate eloped with her 21-year-old boyfriend from Rajshahi to Natore town and rented a room of the couple’s house in Halfrasta area on Tuesday afternoon with the help of his local friend.

Later at night, Mridul and Mithila, the couple, called Rony, Rockey and Sohan to the house and helped the trio to rape the girl.

At that time, they recorded the video clip of the incident and threatened to publish it on internet if she denies to give them money.

Later, at 11pm, the girl along with his boyfriend lodged a written complaint with Natore Sadar Police Station.

Following the case filing, police arrested Mridul and Mithila from their house and Rony, Rockey and Sohan from Telkupi area, said the police station sub-inspector Jamal Uddin.

Legal steps in this regard are under process, he added.

It is mentionable that, this year’s Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations are scheduled to begin from tomorrow (September 15).