10-year-old girl raped amid protests over rape of 5-year-old
Amidst an outcry over the rape of a 5-year-old child in Dinajpur, a 10-year-old girl has been raped in Savar while three have been arrested on charges of raping two students of a nursing college in Rangpur.
Police said the 10-year-old girl was found lying in a garden in the morningwhere the rape took place early on Tuesday.
She was first taken to Savar Upazila Health Complex. Medical Officer Amzadul Haque said he sent the girl to Dhaka Medical College Hospital in the afternoon as she was profusely bleeding.
Savar Police Station OC M Kamruzzaman said the girl went to see a Puja on Monday night.
'Ratan', 23, who she knows, took her on his motorcycle saying he would take her home, the OC said.
"He fed her a cake with drugs in it.Getting her unconscious, he raped her at the garden and fled away," Kamruzzaman said.
Police were trying to arrest him.
In Rangpur, police have arrested a student of a nursing institution and two others for raping two co-students.
The violation took place overnight on Oct 27 but the victims, facing death threat from the rapists, did not reveal it, the institution's principal told reporters.
Later, the girls told their families who informed the institution authorities on Monday.
Their mothers started a case at Kotwali Police Station on Tuesday night and police arrested the trio.
OC ABM Jahidul Islam identified them as Alamgir Hossain, a student of the institution, and his two accomplices 'Palash' and 'Shakil'.