Prime accused over gang rape in Bagerhat arrested

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Police have arrested the prime accused in a case filed over the gang rape of a woman in Bagerhat. The arrestee was Saiful Islam Tito, 26, son of Shamsul Hawladar of Boro Bashbaria village in sadar upazila, reports UNB.

KM Azizul Islam, officer-in-charge of Bagerhat model police station, on Tuesday said Tito was arrested from Bagerhat town on Monday night. However, police are trying to arrest the four other accused in the case.

Earlier, the woman was reportedly raped by five men at Boro Bashbaria village in sadar upazila. She is now undergoing treatment at Bagerhat district hospital.

A case was filed over the incident with Bagerhat model police station.