Dhaka, November 12: Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested the main suspect of raping an indigenous ‘Garo’ girl at the city’s Badda.
Rafsan Hossain Rubel was arrested from the city’s airport area on Friday night.
It was disclosed by RAB at a press conference at its media centre at Karwan Bazar in the capital on Saturday morning.
RAB-1 commanding officer Tuhin Mohammad Masud said the Garo girl was raped in connivance of seven accomplices. Rafsan Hossain Rubel raped the girl and he was directly assisted by his two accomplices–Salahuddin Salu and Al Amin. Besides, five more criminals extorted Tk 17,000 and a mobile phone set from the fiance of the victim. “We found the proof of involvement of seven persons in the rape of Garo girl,” he said.
It was told at the press conference that Rubel had raped he indegenous ‘Garo’ girl in cooperation with his accomplices on October 25 last. She used to work at a beauty parlour at Hasan Uddin Road in North Badda.
The RAB-1 CO also mentioned that Rubel was an identified criminal at Badda and Rampura areas. There are nine cases of rape, possessing illegal arms and extorting traders pending against him. A mobile phone set and Tk 9,500 were seized from him.