Rapists cheer on Facebook Live after rape in Gazipur
Published: 10:07 PM, 25 January 2020
Four youths released the cheer video on social media after raping a teenager-girl at a birthday party in Gazipur. Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) have arrested four accused along with another girl (victim’s friend) who is accused of assisting the incident.
Meanwhile, relatives of the victims alleged that they were being threatened by the families of those involved in withdrawing the case.
It is learned that Sharif Hossain, a friend of the girl, called her at a birthday party at his residence in the Nayanpur area of Sripur on the night of January 16. Sharif, his friends Imran Hassan Suzan, Sharif Uddin Molla and Ahsan Hassan raped the girl.
They later made a cheer video on Facebook saying, “High Friend! We may be in jail tomorrow.”
The victim's mother filed a case at the Sripur police station. At the press conference on Saturday, RAB said that four of the accused were arrested in a raid from Mymensingh's Trishal. Police also arrested a girlfriend of the victim from Sripur for allegedly aiding them in rape.
RAB-1 company commander Abdullah Al Mamun said, "The girl is made senseless feeding her drugs. Then she was gang-raped by four people. '
Meanwhile, relatives of the abuser alleged that the family of the accused was threatening to withdraw the case.
After the arrest, the accused confessed the rape, police said.