ধর্ষণের পর আবার খুঁজতে এসে তরুণীকে না পেয়ে বাবাকে রড দিয়ে মারধর, আটক ৪

একবার অপহরণ করে কয়েকদিন আটকে রেখে ধর্ষণের পর আবারও ভুক্তভোগী তরুণীর খোঁজে এসে তাকে না পেয়ে তার বাবাকে রড দিয়ে পিটিয়েছে একদল দুর্বৃত্ত। গতকাল সোমবার রাতে সুনামগঞ্জের জগন্নাথপুর উপজেলায় এ ঘটনা ঘটে। ৬৫ বছর বয়সী বৃদ্ধ নির্যাতনের পর স্থানীয়দের ধারণ করা একটি ভিডিওতে নির্যাতনের বর্ণনা দেন। পরে ভিডিওটি সামাজিক যোগাযোগমাধ্যম ফেসবুকে ছড়িয়ে পড়লে পুলিশ অভিযুক্ত […]

প্রতিবন্ধী ভিক্ষুককে ধর্ষণের চেষ্টা, ইউপি সদস্যের বিরুদ্ধে মামলা

প্রতিবন্ধী মেয়েটিকে আরও বেশি চাল দেওয়ার কথা বলে ইউপি সদস্য ইয়াজল মিয়া তাকে মোটর সাইকেলে তুলে নেয় এবং ভাটিপাড়া এলাকার মোশারফ নামে এক ব্যক্তির বাড়িতে নিয়ে যায় জামালপুরের ইসলামপুরে এক প্রতিবন্ধী ভিক্ষুক নারীকে ধর্ষণ চেষ্টার অভিযোগে স্থানীয় ইউপি সদস্য ইয়াজল মিয়ার বিরুদ্ধে থানায় মামলা হয়েছে। মঙ্গলবার (৬ অক্টোবর) ঘটনার শিকার মেয়েটির মামা বাদী হয়ে থানায় […]

4 held on charges of raping 15-year-old girl in Bhola

Four youths have been arrested in Monpura upazila of Bhola on charges of raping a 15-year-old girl. The girl has been sent to Bhola General Hospital for medical tests, reports our Barishal correspondent, quoting police. The arrestees have been identified as Md Shakib (18), Zobaer Hossain (18), Karim (19) and Md Shamim (18). Police said […]

Kurigram schoolgirl rescued; rapist who abducted her still not arrested

Police have rescued the school student who was abducted from her home at Gunaigachh union of Kurigram’s Ulipur Upazila on Thursday. However, they could not arrest the abductor and her alleged rapist Sohel Rana and others involved in the abduction yet. The girl was rescued from Ulipur Upazila Parishad premises on Saturday evening, said Sub-inspector […]

Madrasa teacher accused of raping student in Jashore

A madrasa student has reportedly been raped by her teacher in Sharsha upazila of Jashore. The accused, Abdul Gafur, is the assistant superintendent of Gopalpur Ichhapur Aminia Dakhil Madrasa, reports our Benapole correspondent quoting Officer-in-Charge Badrul Alam of Sharsha Police Station. A case was filed with the police station in this regard. The incident took […]

Physician arrested on charges of raping chamber assistant in Pirojpur

Police arrested a physician last night on charges of raping his personal chamber assistant in Pirojpur on Wednesday afternoon. The physician, identified as Mohammad Shah Alam (55), was arrested following a case filed against him under Women and Children Repression Prevention Act with Pirojpur Sadar Police Station, reports our correspondent quoting police. According to the […]

9-year old girl raped allegedly by a member of police in Khulna

A nine-year-old girl was raped yesterday in Terokhada upazila of Khulna allegedly by a member of police. The victim’s father filed a case with Terokhada Police Station in connection with the incident, said Swapan Kumar Roy, officer-in-charge of the police station. The incident took place in Modhupur union under the upazila around 11:00am yesterday, according […]

Woman found dead after councillor lets her rapist walk free

A rape victim was found dead in her room in Rajshahi’s Godagari upazila early on Thursday, an hour after the local municipal councillor let her rapist walk free instead of handing him over to police. The body of Sakhina Begum (35) was sent to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital. The rapist, Mofizul Islam, has been on […]

416 women raped in last six months: Bangladesh Mahila Parishad says

On an average, more than two women were raped every day in the last six months in Bangladesh, a report of Bangladesh Mahila Parishad (BMP) said today. At least 416 women were raped and 24 of them killed after rape in the last six months, while two died by suicide following rape. There were rape […]

Addressing the rise in domestic violence during lockdown

While one-fourth of the world’s population is under home-quarantine to contain the spread of the novel Covid-19 pandemic, another crisis is brewing behind closed doors—domestic violence.  Research shows that in emergencies be it conflicts, economic crisis or during disease outbreaks, there has been a repeat pattern of increase in domestic abuse, therefore abusers and their […]