A mentally challenged woman raped on Tangail bus

A mentally challenged woman has been raped within a bus in Tangail’s Bhuapur upazila, police mentioned.

The incident reminded one of the rape and murder of law scholar Rupa Khatun within a transferring bus inside the district a 12 months previously.

Mosharraf Hossain, officer-in-charge of Bangabandhu Bridge East Police Station, mentioned the 28-year-old woman, who would possibly simply perfect tell her name and that she used to be as soon as from Kushtia, boarded a space bus at Tangail Bus Stand spherical 10:00 pm Thursday.

By the time the automobile reached its ultimate save you in Pathaikandi on the jap side of Bangabandhu Bridge, the entire passengers, aside from the woman, got down.

Spherical 11:45pm, the motive force, Alam Khandaker, 45, stopped the bus inside the home and raped the woman inside the automobile, the OC mentioned, together with that the motive force’s helper Nazmul, 22, stood guard outside.

A night guard of a space market heard the woman’s screams and a professional a patrol body of workers from Bangabandhu Bridge East Police Station regarding the subject. The law enforcers rescued the woman and arrested the helper from as regards to the scene.

The driving force, alternatively, managed to flee, Musharraf mentioned.

On Friday, police admitted the woman to Tangail Fundamental Health center where she underwent scientific assessments. The studies were not available till ultimate evening time.

The an identical day, Sub-Inspector Nure Alam filed a case beneath the Women and Children Repression Act with the police station. In step with the case observation, Alam raped the woman while Nazmul abetted him.

Nazmul used to be as soon as produced faster than a Tangail court where he gave a confessional observation. After recording the observation beneath Phase 164 of the Code of Prison Procedure (CrPC), Senior Judicial magistrate Md Ashikuzzaman sent him to jail, the OC mentioned.

Police seized the bus and used to be as soon as having a look to arrest the motive force, he added.

The previous day, the woman used to be as soon as moved to a government secure haven space in Gazipur as in line with a directive from a Tangail court.

Kabirul Haque, sub-inspector of the police station, mentioned the court were given right here up with the directive after they filed a prayer in this regard.

Quoting accused Nazmul, the SI mentioned the woman used to be as soon as roaming in Tangail Bus Stand space on Thursday evening time, and he or she got onto the bus being asked by way of the motive force and the helper. Each and every the accused are from Bhuapur Upazila of Tangail.

Speaking to this correspondent ultimate evening time, Kabirul moreover mentioned they were given right here to grasp from Kushtia police that the woman’s family lives inside the district’s Mirpur Upazila. The family members were on their option to Gazipur to meet her, he added.

On August 25 ultimate 12 months, Rupa, 27, used to be as soon as raped and killed on a bus heading for Mymensingh by way of three assistants of the motive force. Her body used to be as soon as thrown out of the automobile in an empty forest space on Tangail-Mymensingh freeway.

A Tangail court sentenced the trio — Mohammad Shamim, 26, Akram, 35, and Jahangir, 20 — to demise over the incident that led to an outcry. The driving force, Habib Miah, 45, used to be as soon as given the an identical punishment for abetting the three.

In April, 2016, supply staff had raped a female garment worker, aged spherical 23, on every other transferring bus on the Tangail-Mymensingh Freeway in Madhupur Upazila of Tangail.

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