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4 'human trafficking gang members' held on charges of rape

By :The Report
Published : Apr 16, 2022 06:17:00 PM | Bangladesh

Four members of a suspected human trafficking ring have been captured on charges of raping a woman after taking her to Dhaka.


Rab-3 captain Lt Colonel Arif Mahiuddin confirmed the detention during a press conference at the media centre of Rab in the capital’s Karwan Bazar on Saturday.


According to Rab, the suspected human trafficking gang members brought the victim to Dhaka from Moulvibazar in the name of teaching the Arabic language in Saudi Arabia.


Later, they held the woman captive and raped her, said Rab officials. 


However, the woman managed to made a phone call to the Rab officials and sought help.


Receiving her call, Rab members raided a house in the city's Rampura area and captured four suspects.


They are--Tofail Ahmed, Kamrul Ahmed, Khaled Masood Helal and Md Jamal.