Two teenagers were allegedly raped by three youths at the Putkhali bordering area in Benapole port police station while being trafficked to India on Wednesday.
According to police sources the three arrestees took the two teenagers who were on their way to India illegally from Dhaka, to a secluded place in the Putkhali border area of Benapole
The two teenagers after being raped returned to Dhaka and lodged a complaint with the Mirpur police station alleging rape and trafficking. Dhaka CID police arrested three people from Benapole and Jhikargachha on Thursday morning. Later they were brought to Benapole Port Police Station.
The arrested were identified as Rafiqul Islam 34, son of Alamgir Hossain of Raipur village under Benapole Port Police Station, Shahin Ali 28, of Dhanyakhola village and Biplob Ghosh 31, son of Sunil Ghosh of Jhikargachha upazila.
Benapole Port Police Station OC Mamun Khan said the girls were trying to cross the border through a Deep Enterprise on Sadipur Road at the Benapole check post. However, the matter is being supervised by the CID police; we have nothing to do OC added.
Dipnarayan, the proprietor of the Deep Enterprise, said, "As far as I know, the arrested Rafiqul brought the two girls from Dhaka.
He mentioned the name of Biplob Ghosh, the manager of his organization to the police on the charge of rape.