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Two more arrested over robbery, rape on moving bus in Tangail

District Correspondent  |
Update: 2022-08-05 15:48:15
Two more arrested over robbery, rape on moving bus in Tangail

Police have arrested two more people in connection with the robbery on a moving bus and subsequent gang-rape on a female passenger in Tangail.

The arrestees were identified as Md Abdul Awal (30) and Nurnobi (26).

Police arrested Awal from Sutrapur Tankalikoyr village of Kaliakair upazila of Gazipur district on Friday (August 5) morning and Nurnobi from Sohagpolli area of the same upazila.

Tangail Police Superintendent Sarkar Mohammad Kaisar disclosed the information at a press briefing at his office on Friday afternoon. 

The arrestees will be placed before the court on Saturday, he said.

Earlier on August 4, police arrested Raja Mia (32) a bus driver by profession and son of Harun of Kalihati upazila in Tangail.

During primary interrogation, Raja confessed to his involvement in the incident and disclosed the names of others involved in it, Sarkar Md Kaisar said.

Meanwhile, a Tangail court put the accused on a five-remand over the incident after police produced him before it.

The spine-chilling incident took place in Madhupur upazila of Tangail on Dhaka-Tangail highway in the early hours of on August 3 when the bus was on its way to Chattogram from Kushtia.

BDST: 1548 HRS, Aug 05, 2022

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