Saturday, 12 August 2017 | MYT 3:53 PM
Two held over 'gang rape' of singer after she was invited to musical event
ASHULIA (Bangladesh): Two men were arrested on Friday in connection with the alleged gang rape of a baul singer after she was invited to a musical event in Ashulia of Savar on Wednesday.
The arrestees are Ataur, 32, and Razzak, 40, of Aukpara.
On Thursday, the 32-year-old victim, who used to take part in different musical programmes, filed the case with Ashulia Police Station against 10-12 unknown people.
According to the case statement, another female singer invited the victim, from Narayanganj, to the musical event at a rest house in Aukpara on Wednesday evening. When she went there, some 10-12 men raped her overnight after confining her to a room of the house.
The victim was undergoing treatment at the One Stop Crisis Centre of Dhaka Medical College Hospital, said Abdul Awal, officer-in-charge of Ashulia Police Station.
Police were conducting drives to arrest the other accused, said the OC.
The other accused would be arrested soon, added the police official. – The Daily Star/Asia News Network