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A woman returning home alone was allegedly kidnapped and raped by a group of miscreants in Patuakhali’s Bauphal upazila Thursday night, reports UNB.

Bauphal police station officer-in-charge Al Mamun said on Friday that the crime occurred in Chandradip area around 9:00pm when the mother of three was returning home alone.

“The miscreants kidnapped her and took her to a desolate location, where they raped her. The accused later fled from the spot,” the OC said, adding the woman has been sent to hospital for a medical examination.

Efforts are on to identify and nab the accused, he said.

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