RAB detains ten more people, including the mastermind: Tangail robbery and gang-rape

News Desk || shiningbd

Published: 8/8/2022 11:30:23 AM

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) detained ten more people, including the mastermind behind the robbery and gang rape of a woman passenger on a moving bus.

The mastermind was identified as Ratan Hossain, RAB Legal and Media Wing Director Commander Khandaker Al Moin said.

They were arrested after RAB conducted drives in Dhaka, Gazipur and Sirajganj on Sunday.

Further details will be revealed at a press briefing on Monday afternoon.

On the night of August 2, a group of robbers boarded a Chittagong-bound bus of Eagle Paribahan masquerading as passengers and soon took control of the vehicle.

They snatched money, mobile phones and other valuables from passengers of the bus. They also raped two female passengers of the bus and dumped one of them in a roadside ditch.

At around 3am on Wednesday, the group drove the bus into a sand pile opposite Roktipara Jamme Mosque in Madhupur and fled the area.

Hekmat Ali, a passenger of the bus, filed a case at Madhupur police station accusing 10-12 unknown persons over the incident.

Dhaka Tribune

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