Mastermind arrested for raping housewife and selling video
Published: 08:45 PM, 19 January 2021
Mastermind Md Sohag arrested for raping housewife and selling video
The main accused has been arrested in a case filed over abducting and gang-raping a girl and later selling her videos online.
The arrested identified as Md Sohag Mia, resident of Varadoba area of Bhaluka police station in Mymensingh. He is a bus driver by profession. RAB arrested him on Tuesday afternoon.
Abdullah Al Mamun, commander of RAB-1's Gazipur CPC, said the accused abducted a housewife from Varadoba area of Bhaluka police station on September 5 last year and took her by a private car to a house in MC Bazar of Sreepur police station in Gazipur. The three friends subsequently raped and captured video of the victim all night, threatening to kill her and making her unconscious with a soft drink. Sohag, the mastermind of the abduction and rape, then spread the video on social media for money. The victim filed a case with the Sreepur Police Station under the Pornography Control Act and the Prevention of Cruelty against Women and Children Act.
Following the case, RAB arrested Sohag Mia in a raid at Manipur area of Gazipur's Joydevpur police station on Tuesday afternoon. During the preliminary interrogation, Sohag confessed to abducting and raping the housewife along with three friends and selling the video online. A rape video was recovered from his mobile phone. The operation is underway to arrest the rest of the accused.