The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested two accused in the case of rape of a Madrasah girl studying in Class IX in Kalmakanda, Netrakona. They were arrested from Latifpur area of Mirzapur upazila of Tangail district on Friday. They have been handed over to Kalmakanda police station today, Saturday.
The arrested are Daulat Mia (23), son of Hossain Ali of Radhanagar village of Kalmakanda upazila of Netrakona and Md. of Joynagar village of the same upazila. Salam Mia’s son Delwar Hossain (22).
Deputy Director (Operation Officer) of Mymensingh RAB-14. Anwar Hossain confirmed this information.
Earlier, on December 29, another accused in this case. RAB arrested Monir Mia (24) from Durgapur in Netrakona. Later he was sent to court.
Referring to the case, RAB said that the victim student is a ninth grade student of a madrasa in Kalmakanda area. The accused often harassed him on his way to and from the madrasa. On November 11, the student informed her mother about the matter. This afternoon, the girl’s mother reported the incident to a local woman UP member.
Later the UP member along with the girl’s mother went to the house of the harasser Monir Mia and informed her parents about the matter. On this, Monir Mia and his family members got angry with the UP member and the student’s mother. At one stage of the argument, Monir Mia and her family members beat up the student’s mother and the UP member, causing serious bloody injuries. On hearing the news, the student and the neighbors went to rescue them and brought them to the house next door. Later, the student went home to collect her mother’s clothes. At that time, the accused grabbed the girl’s face and gang-raped her by taking her to eat the nearby paddy. The family members came forward after shouting and rescued him and first took him to Kalmakanda Upazila Health Complex. Later sent to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital for better treatment.
In this incident, the victim student filed a written complaint in the court naming three persons and accusing two unknown persons as plaintiffs. Later, the court took cognizance of the complaint and directed the Kalmakanda police station to register it as a case. The case was registered on December 9. But after the incident, the accused fled the area. Later on December 29, the accused in this case. RAB arrested Monir Mia from Durgapur in Netrakona. After collecting information, RAB arrested Daulat Mia and Delwar Hossain from Latifpur area of Mirzapur upazila of Tangail district on Friday afternoon.