3 arrested over gang rape of RMG worker in Netrokona

A 25-year-old female worker of a garment factory was gang raped while she was going to attend a wedding ceremony in Kalmakanda upazila of Netrokona early Friday, reports UNB.

Police arrested three people -Md Apel Mia, 30, Md Rony Mia, 30 and Hanif Mia, 30, in this connection.

Abdul Ahad Khan, officer in charge of Kalmakanda police station, said they arrested the trio after an FIR was lodged by the victim.

The victim, who works in a garment factory in Bhaluka upazila of Mymensingh, hailed from Bhola district, he said.

The woman got off a bus in Paboi Intersection to attend the wedding ceremony of younger sister of her friend at Kutigaon village in the upazila around 1am, the OC said. 

As she didn't know the place, she sought help from some local people who later took her to an isolated place where she was raped, the police officer said.