Noakhali gang rape: Another accused held

Published: 11 Jan 2019 | Updated: 11 Jan 2019   

Online Desk

Detectives in a drive arrested another accused from Gouripur in Cumilla district early Friday in a case over the ‘gang-rape’ of a woman at Charbajuli village in Noakhali's Subarnachar upazila on December 31. 

The arrestee was identified as Jamaluddin alias Henju Majhi, 29, an ‘ezhar’ listed accused of the case.

Tipped off, a team of DB police conducted a drive in Gouripur of Cumilla district and arrested Henju Majhi, who remained absconding since the incident came to light, said Abul Khayer, inspector of DB police.

With this, 11 people have so far been arrested over the gang-rape.

Earlier, a total six accused Salauddin, Abu lHossain,Mohammad Sohel and Jashim Uddin made confession over the gang-rape.

On January 5, seven accused -– Sohel, Jasim, BadshahAlamBasu, Ruhul Amin, Hasan Ali Bhulu, Swapan and Bechhu -- were placed on a five-day remand in the case.

The woman, a mother of four, was gang-raped at Charjubli village in the upazila on December 31 by a gang of 10-12 people allegedly being ordered by Ruhul Amin after the general election.

With UNB inputs 

India magician disappears in river after Houdini trick

India magician disappears in river after Houdini trick

An Indian magician, who attempted to recreate Harry Houdini's famed ...

World population likely to reach 9.7 bn in 2050: UN report

World population likely to reach 9.7 bn in 2050: UN report

The world’s population is expected to increase by 2 billion ...

Freed student activist calls on HK leader to resign

Freed student activist calls on HK leader to resign

Hong Kong's most prominent student activist Joshua Wong has called ...

OC Moazzem arrested

OC Moazzem arrested

Police arrested former Sonagazi Police Station officer-in-charge (OC) Moazzem Hossain ...

Conduct drive against adulterated products all year round: HC

Conduct drive against adulterated products all year round: HC

The High Court has directed the concerned authorities to conduct ...

Saudi seeks oil supply protection as US and Iran face off

Saudi seeks oil supply protection as US and Iran face off

Saudi Arabia called for swift action to secure Gulf energy ...

Priyanka turns 'guru maa,' shares five life lessons

Priyanka turns 'guru maa,' shares five life lessons

In a hilarious video, Bollywood diva Priyanka Chopra Jonas shared ...

HK protesters vow to push ahead with mass rally

HK protesters vow to push ahead with mass rally

Protesters in Hong Kong have vowed to push ahead with ...