5 arrested over alleged gang rape of Gaibandha girl

A young girl was reportedly gang raped at Mahimaganj in Gobindaganj upazila of Gaibandha on early Monday, reports UNB.

Mehedi Hasan, officer-in-charge of Gobindaganj police station, said the girl, a class X student, had developed a love affair with one Shimul Mia.

Around 12:00am, the girl and Shimul eloped from their respective houses in a bid to get married.

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When they reached at Naobhanga village, five people including Enamul Haque, Rezaul Islam, Dhulu Mia, Sumon Mia, Saddam alias Sujon Kazi waylaid them and took them to a house forcibly.

Later, they violated the girl in turns after tying the hands and legs of Shimul Mia.

However, the girl with her friend went to the local police station and informed the matter to police who arrested the five people involved in rape incident.

The victim was sent to a local hospital for a medical test, said police.