Rape cases on rise in Cumilla
CUMILLA, Jan 11: Incidents like rape and gang-rape have increased in recent days in the district.
From January 1 to 9, as many as four women including minor girls were violated in the district.
Laksham police arrested Tajul Islam Majumder on charges of raping a girl at his father's workplace on January 4.
According to local and police sources, the father of the teenager had been working as a watchman in a fishery at Krishnapur Village owned by one Tajul Islam Majumder, 42.
The girl lived in a tin-shed house near the pond with her father. At 10:30pm on January 3, the owner of the fishery raped her on the north side of the house. At that time, the teenager's mother was asleep, and her father was busy at the fishery.
A man named Kazi Yunus, 55, son of Kali Mia, tried to rape a five-year-old child by alluring her of giving bread in Paschimshing Village under Burichong Upazila of the district on January 7.
A student, 5, of a mosque-based child education school, was playing on the yard of his house in Paschimshing (Mollah Bari) area.
At that time, Kazi Yunus tried to rape her in a nearby abandoned land by alluring her of buying food from the shop.
The child went home and told the incident to her mother. The family then took the child to the hospital.
A woman was gang-raped by the temptation to get the verdict of female torture case in Cumilla on January 9. Police arrested a lawyer's clerk Anisur Rahman, 35, and a house guard Liton Biswas, 38, in this connection.
It was learnt from police that the mother of four children at Chandpur Village under Dabidwar Upazila of the district filed a case against her husband Abdul Malek.
A lawyer's assistant Jahirul Islam, 35, brought the woman to the solitary house of a lawyer in Shanichow Village under Laksam Upazila on December 28 by showing her the temptation to get the verdict.
Liton Biswas and Anisur Rahman raped the woman keeping her trapped from noon till evening, according to complaint.
The concerned people say, many cases, criminals are getting exemptions by making different examples of demonization.