Mentally handicapped Jumma woman gang-raped & robbery in Khagrachari


Hill Voice, 24 September 2020, Khagrachari: A mentally handicapped Jumma woman was gang-raped and valuables of the house looted by 9 Bengali settlers at in Balpiye Adam adjacent to Golabari Union in Sadar Upazila of Khagrachhari district. The incident took place on 24 September 2020 Thursday at around 2.30 am.

According to the local sources, a group of 9 Muslim settlers armed with knives and sharp weapons entered the victim house breaking down the door at around 2.30 pm on Thursday. When the mother first tried to oppose them to enter into the house, the victim Jumma women, her mother and the old father tied with a rope. Then the parents locked in a separate room. Later, the miscreants took the victim Jumma woman to another room and gang-raped her in turn.

Before leaving, the miscreants looted Tk. 8,000 in cash and gold ornaments from the house. Which is equivalent to about one and a half lakh Taka.

The victim added that although the names of the accused settlers were not known, but he will be able to identify all of them if she saw their faces. Each of them lives in Ganjapara of Khagrachhari Sadar.

Victim’s mother Pushparani Chakma (50) filed a case against 9 unknown persons with Khagrachhari police station. The victim is currently undergoing treatment at Khagrachhari Sadar Hospital. There will be his medical test.

OC (Investigation) of Khagrachhari Sadar Police Station Mohammad Abshar said the victim’s mother had filed a case against 9 people. A high-level team of police has already visited the spot. Police have launched an operation to nab the culprits.