Three separate cases have been registered in two areas of Gazipur’s Kaliakair upazila on Monday night on charges of raping two teenagers and raping a child in the last two days. Police have arrested two people in three cases. The arrested are Mizanur Rahman, 22, son of Raham Uddin of Kutubdia village in Kaliakair upazila of Gazipur district and Gopal Chandra Das, son of late Haridas Kundu of Chala Dakshin village under Belkuchi police station in Sirajganj district.
According to the complainants, Mizan, a sixth-grade student of Almash Mia’s house in Tan Kaliakair village of the last 20 upazilas, went to another tenant’s house at gunpoint. He raped her there and fled at night. When the student’s family members were informed about the incident, the student’s father filed a case with the police on Monday night. Police arrested Mizan on Tuesday morning.
Another incident took place at Matikata village in the upazila on Sunday night. A young man named Qayyum Ali (23) broke the fence at night and entered the house. He later raped a 15-year-old girl at gunpoint. When the bystanders heard the girl’s screams and chased the rapist, he fled. The girl’s father filed a case with the police station.
Meanwhile, police arrested a youth named Gopal Kundu on Monday night on charges of raping a child at Selim Raza’s house in Nurbagh village in Mouchak area. The family members of the child said that the young man found the child alone at home on Sunday morning and locked the door of a room and raped him. When the child falls ill, the child’s parents can return home in the afternoon to find out. Later, a case was registered in the police station and the youth was arrested.
Officer-in-charge (OC) of Kaliakair Police Station Monowar Hossain Chowdhury said cases have been registered in three cases. Two accused have been arrested and sent to jail.