Woman gang-raped in Savar, 2 held


Police have arrested two men for allegedly raping a woman and attempted to kill her at Birulia union in Savar, on the outskirts of the capital on Friday.

Saiful Islam, Inspector of Savar Model Police Station, confirmed the matter to The Bangladesh Post. 

The detainees were identified as Razu Ali, 35, and Riaz Ali, 20. Both are hailed from Chapainawabganj district. According to the case statement, the victim lives at Uttara area of Capital and works at several house as a maid. Razu persuade her to come to Birulia on Friday noon, and later he and his associate Riaz Ali rape her in turn. At a stage, they even tried to kill the woman by cutting her throat with a blade, leaving her critically injured.  Hearing the scream, locals rescued her and took her to hospital. 

Inspector Saiful said a case was been filed with Savar police station and the accused were produced before a Dhaka court.

The victim was sent to hospital for medical examination, he added.