Police have arrested a young man named Saddam Hossein for allegedly raping a seventh-grade teenager in Panchagarh.
Saddam Hossen, age 25, is the son of Abu Alam Abdul Hai Helal of Jugikata village in Harivasa union of Sadar upazila. According to the relatives of the rape victim, the girl was gang-raped by her boyfriend and two friends after showing the temptation of marriage after a week of love affairs.
Meanwhile, on Saturday night (April 2), the grandfather of the teenager filed a case against Saddam Hossein and two of his friends at the Panchagarh Sadar Police Station under the Women and Child Abuse Prevention Act.
Panchagarh Additional Superintendent of Police SM Shafiqul Islam told The Asian Tribune that a man named Saddam Hossein had been arrested for raping a teenager in Jugikata village of Haribhasha union in Panchagarh Sadar Upazila. The operation to arrest others accused in the case is continuing.