RMG worker gang-rape accused shot dead

RMG worker gang-rape accused shot dead
July 07 10:27 2019 Print This Article

Police have recovered the bullet-hit body of the prime accused in a case filed in connection with the rape of a 20-year-old ready-made garment worker in Chattogram’s Anwara upazila on Wednesday.

On information, the body of Abdul Nur, 25, was recovered from Barokhain area near China Economic Zone in the upazila in the wee hours of today, Dulal Mahmud, officer-in-charge (OC) of Anwara Police Station, told ABC News Reports Now.

The body was sent to Chattogram Medical College Hospital (CMCH) for autopsy, he said.

Police suspect that Nur was shot dead by rivals, the OC said.

One LG, four cartridges and three knives were recovered from the spot, the police officer added.

On June 6, police arrested two other accused of the rape case — CNG driver Helal and one Mamun. Another accused of the case is still absconding.


According to the case statement, the victim was returning home from her workplace at night on Wednesday with a CNG-run auto-rickshaw that already had three men in it.

The men in the auto-rickshaw abducted the girl and took her to an isolated place near Boiragi union’s China Road. Two of the men then gang-raped her.

Later, they took the girl in the auto-rickshaw and dumped her beside Chattogram-Anwara road. The criminals also called the victim’s family members and informed them about the incident, the case statement added.

The victim was rescued by her family members and rushed to Karnaphuli Upazila Health Complex. She was later shifted to Chattogram Medical College and Hospital.

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