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3 held on garment worker gang-rape charge in Tangail


Tangail – A female garment worker was rapped in a moving bus allegedly by the vehicle’s driver and his two helpers in Dhanbari upazila on Friday morning, UNB news agency reported.
Police arrested the three accused early Saturday.Officer-in-charge of Sadar Model Police Station Nazmul Haque Bhuiyan, quoting the victim, said the woman got on the bus of ‘Binimoy Paribahan’ around 5:30am on Friday from Dhanbari bus stand to go to Dhaka.
The driver drove the bus hurriedly to an unknown place where the trio raped the woman by turn and then they dropped her at Solakari in Madhupur upazila.
Later the victim managed to reach her workplace at Chandra in Gazipur, where she met her husband and informed him about the incident.
Her husband, who is also a transport worker, took her back to Tangail and informed the matter to the transport association leaders there.
At one stage of his talks with the leaders for setting a date to realise compensation, the victim fell sick and she was later admitted to Tangail Medical College Hospital.
A team of Dhanbari Police Station arrested Nayan, driver of the bus, and his two helpers–Bhuttu and Reza– in the dead of night.


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