Baul singer ‘gang raped’, 2 arrested

11 Aug 2017, 21:35

Online Desk

Savar: A baul singer has allegedly been gang raped after being invited to a musical show in Ashulia, on the outskirts of capital.

Being informed by locals, police rescued the woman, hailing from Narayanganj, from a house at Ashulia on Thursday.

When the victim was taken to Ashulia police station she filed a case. Later police arrested two people - Abdur Razzak, 40 and Ataur Rahman, 42- from Aukpara area.

Abdul Awal, officer-in-charge of Ashulia Police Station, said a female singer with whom the victim got acquainted about a month ago invited her to the musical show on Wednesday night.

When the victim reached the house as per the instruction of the female singer, eight-ten people confined her to aroom and raped her overnight, the OC said.

The victim was sent to One Stop Crisis Centre at Dhaka Medical College Hospital.