Monday, September 11, 2017
A mentally handicapped woman was raped at Pankhaya Para in Khagrachari Sadar by a Bengali settler. The incident took place on 10 September 2017 at 6 am.
Shahadat Hossain (25), a resident of the Ananda Nagar in Khagrachari, also physically assaulted his victim before raping her.
After the incident, she has been admitted to Khagrachari District Hospital for medical treatment.
Local people said the incident happened in the morning of Sunday when the victim went out for a walk.
While she was walking down the street in Khagrachari town, Shahadat, a Bengali settler, attacked and pressed her mouth tightly. She struggled hard to extricate herself but was soon overpowered.
Later on the local people came forward to rescue her after hearing her shouting. However by that time, the culprit had run away from the scene towards Ananda Nagar, a Bengali dominated locality.
The victim’s family filed a criminal case with Khagrachari Sadar police station in connection with the incident.
But the police yet to take steps to arrest the culprit.