Sufi singer ‘raped’ after invited to perform musical event

11 Aug 2017, 10:42

Jahidur Rahman

Savar: A Baul, Sufi singer, brought allegation against some men who invited her to perform in a musical programme at Ashulia in Savar, industrial suburb on the outskirts of Dhaka on Thursday night.

Police said some local people invited the singer, a resident of Narayanganj, to perform before a programme at Aukpara area of Ashulia on Thursday night. Later, some young men locked her up in a room and raped her. The woman was recovered on Friday morning and was taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH). She is now at One Stop Crisis Centre of the hospital.

The Ashulia police Officer-in-charge (OC) Abdul Awal said the singer filed a case in this connection. We are trying to find out the criminals and punish them.