Gang rape ‘mastermind’ arrested

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

Prothom Alo illustrationA man, suspected to have planned the gang rape of a young girl in Netrokona, was arrested in Mymensingh on Sunday.

A team of RAB-14 apprehended Iqbal, 24, from Tangua village of Gouripur upazila in the morning, reports UNB.

Iqbal is the son of one Siddiqur Rahman of Kendua municipality area.

The arrested person had an affair with the victim. He lured her out of her house with false promise of marriage on 6 June and took her to the upazila's Sahitpur area.

He kept the girl confined there for six days and raped her along with his cohorts.

The rapists dropped the girl at Googbazar area on the night of 12 June. She was unconscious.

Locals rescued her the next day and hospitalised her. She informed the people about her ordeal after regaining sense.

Her father filed a case with Kendua police accusing Iqbal and his associates.

RAB said they are trying to arrest the other accused.

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