Bogra Correspondent: Police on Tuesday pressed charges against 13 people, including suspended Bogra unit convener of Sramik League Tufan Sarkar, over the torture of a schoolgirl and her mother after the rape of the girl.
Investigation officer of the case Inspector (Operations) Abul Kalam Azad of Bogra Police Station said they submitted separate chargesheets to the court in the evening.
Additional Police Super (Sadar circle) Sonaton Chakraborty tasking with district’s media cell confirmed the matter to risingbd.com.
The other charge-sheeted accused are Tufan's wife Tasmin Rahman alias Asha, 20, Asha's elder sister Marzia Hasan Rumki, 35, their mother Lavli Rahman alias Rumi, 45, father Jamilur Rahman, 60, barber Jibon Rabidas, 25, Anjuara Begum, 55, Tufan's associates Md Atikur Rahman alias Atik, 25, Munna, 24, Ali Azam Dipu, 25, Mehedi Hasan alias Rupam, 26, Samiul Haque alias Shimul, 25, and Emarat Alam Khan alias Jitu, 23.
On July 17 last, Tufan took the girl to his house at Badurtala in the district town promising to arrange her admission into a local college and raped her there.
When Tufan's wife Asha and her elder sister Rumki came to know about the incident, they along with some associates picked up the girl and her mother from their house.
They allegedly beat the girl and her mother with sticks and cut their hair. At one stage, the offenders had the women's heads shaved by a barber.
Later, two cases were filed in this connection.
risingbd/Bogra/Oct 10, 2017/AK Azad/Amirul