Earlier in the afternoon, the victim underwent medical examination at the forensic department of Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital, said the department’s head Selim Reza.

Police arrested six accused persons after the victim had filed a case with Ashulia police station this morning.

The victim lives in Narayanganj with her husband and children. She works at a garment factory there. Her husband is from Lalmonirhat.

According to the case statement, the victim's sister lives in Manikganj. The victim went there to visit her sister on Friday. Later around 6:30pm she boarded a bus on her way home from Manikganj bus stand. She was dropped off at the Nabinagar bus stand around 8:00pm. At the time, she was waiting for a bus to return home.

Around 9:00pm she got on a minibus of New Grambangla Paribahan. After she got on the bus, all the other passengers were dropped off before reaching their destination and the bus driver started driving towards Nabinagar again. At the time, six people, including the bus driver and helper raped the woman after closing all the windows and doors of the bus.

At one point, patrol police stopped the bus and rescued the victim. Later police detained those six involved in the incident and took them into custody.

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