Two held over rape of two physically-challenged girls
Two people have been arrested in two different cases filed for raping two physically-challenged girls in Atapara and Barhatta upazilas of Netrakona.
Arrested are Siddqiue Miah, 65, a resident of Ichhail village in Atpara upazila; and Pradip Bishwash of Rambhadrapur in Barhatta upazila.
In Atapara, victim's elder sister alleged that Siddique violated her disabled sister at their house on Sunday afternoon in absence of the family members.
Police arrested Siddique from his house in the night after the victim's mother lodged a case with Atapara Police Station, said the police station officer-in charge Mohammad Ali Hossain.
Meanwhile, a speech-impaired teenage girl was raped allegedly by Pradip in Rambhadrapur in Barhatta upazila on Sunday afternoon.
Later, police arrested Pradip in the night following a case lodged by the victim's brother, said Barhatta Police Station OC Md Badrul Alam Khan.
They both were sent to jail on Monday following court orders.
However, the victims were sent to Netrakona Sadar Hospital for medical tests.