Two cousins gang raped in Khulna; 3 detained
Published : Monday, 16 May, 2022 at 2:26 PM Count : 631
Two maternal cousins have reportedly been gang raped at Fulbari village in Khulna's Batiaghata upazila.
Police, however, detained three people on Monday in connection with the incident.
Inspector (Investigation) of Batiaghata police station Zahidur Rahman confirmed the matter.
Police said a gang of six to seven youths entered a house in the village early Sunday and raped the two girl, aged 13 and 22, taking hostage the elder girl's two-year-old child.
The rapists also tortured the child dipping it in a bucket full of water.
The mother of the younger girl said she went to her sister's house in Dumuria upazila when the crime took place at her house. "Later, my elder daughter informed me the matter at dawn over phone."
The two girls and the child were admitted to the One Stop Crisis Center of Khulna Medical College and Hospital (KMCH).
The child was shifted to Khulna Shishu Hospital as its condition was critical, she added.
Meanwhile, the victims identified two of the rapists--Nayeem and Mujahid.
Legal processes are underway in this regard, the inspector said.