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Monday, August 3, 2009

Indigenous crippled woman raped by a Bengali Muslim settler in Dighinala

Report Submitted by: Kapaeeng Foundation.

On 31 July 2009 a physically handicapped indigenous Chakma woman (20) of Dighir Parh of Boradom under Dighinala upazila in Khagrachari district has been raped by a field worker of Grameen Bank named Nazrul Islam.

It is learnt that on that day at around 3:30 pm field worker of Grameen Bank Nazrul Islam went to Dighir Parh by a motorbike to collect the installment of micro credit. He entered the house of victim in the name drinking water and raped the victim when he found alone. At that time, victim’s parents were not at the house. A case was filed with Dighinala police station by the victim’s guardian. But the culprit is yet to be arrested.

A procession protesting against the rape was brought out by Hill Women’s Federation and students of different educational institutions in Dighinala on 1 August 2009 demanding punishment of the culprit.

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