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Differently abled girl raped in Rajbari

  • Published at 12:18 pm July 4th, 2019
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The 12-year-old was raped on Tuesday

A 12-year-old girl with a learning disability has been raped in Rajbari.

According to the father of the rape survivor, she had gone out to graze a goat on Tuesday morning when Amir Ali Sikder, a local, forcibly dragged her to a nearby jute field and violated her.

Hearing her screams, locals rushed to the spot and rescued the girl. Amir managed to flee the scene, he added.

A case was filed with Kalukhali police station on Wednesday afternoon against Amir Ali Sikder, said Shahidul Islam, officer-in-charge (OC) of the police station on Thursday.  

Amir Ali, 22, is a resident of Harinbaria village under the upazila.

The girl underwent medical tests at Rajbari General Hospital on Wednesday. The report is expected to come out soon.

The OC said they were conducting drives to arrest the accused.