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Rape case accused held from city’s Keraniganj

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arresteda fugitive accused in a rape case from Ghatarchar area in Keraniganj onTuesday evening.The arrested was identified as Yusuf Farazi, 38, son of Aziz Farazi ofPatuakhali Sadar Thana area.Senior Assistant Director of RAB-2 Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP)Shihab Karim confirmed the incident saying: “Yusuf was arrested during asecret drive conducted in Ghatarchar area. He was on run ever since a rapecase was filed against him.”Necessary legal actions have been taken against him, the RAB official said.According to the case documents, a nine-year old girl was raped by two men inJune 15, 2023 in Adabor Dhaka Udyan area.Victim’s father filed a case under the Nari O Shishu Nirjatan Daman Ain, withAdabor Thana the same day.Other accused of the case– CNG driver Selim, 38– was held by police, and asper his confessional statement, RAB launched a search drive to detain themain accused ‘Yusuf’.

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