A Jumma minor girl raped by a police member in Dighinala, rapist arrested


Hill Voice, 15 September 2020, Khagrahari: A Jumma schoolgirl (12) has been allegedly raped by a policeman named Md. Nazmul Hasan (23) in Dighinala of Khagrachhari district.

Today, on 15 September 2020 in the morning, Dighinala police arrested the accused Md. Nazmul Hasan.

According to local sources, on 14 September 2020 at the afternoon, police member Md. Nazmul Hasan called a Bhairafa Janajagaran Buddhist temple in Merung Union of Dighinala Upazila and raped a sixth grade Chakma girl of a local school. The locals, sensing the incident, surrounded the place and arrested Nazmul Hasan.

Nazmul Hasan, who was detained by the locals, was handed over to Santosh Kumar Majumder, Sub-Inspector (SI) in charge of Ataltila Police Camp. Later, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Dighinala Police Station Uttam Chandra Deb himself went and took Nazmul Hasan to the police station.

On the same day, the victim’s father filed a case against Nazmul Hasan at Dighinala police station, Case No. 01 of Dighinala Police Station, dated 14/09/2020, Section 9 (1) of the Women and Children Repression Prevention Act 2000 (Amendment 2003).

It is learnt that Nazmul Hasan has been shown arrested in the case and he has been sent to jail.

It is learnt that today (September 15) the schoolgirl who was raped in police custody has been sent to the Residential Medical Officer of Khagrachhari District Sadar Hospital for necessary medical examination.