A Dhaka court on Saturday placed five men on a three-day remand in a case filed over rape of a 26-year-old woman on a minibus at Bishmile Nabinagar in Savar .
ULAB student rape and murder, report placing deferred again
The CMM Court of Dhaka Tuesday deferred the submission of the probe report in the case filed over rape and subsequent murder of a student of the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) to April 11.
UP chairman suspended on rape charge in Feni
Nurul Islam, chairman of Phulgazi Sadar Union Parishad, has been suspended after he was charged in a rape case.
4 sentenced to death for killing woman after rape in Chattogram
A Chattogram court on Wednesday sentenced four people to death in a case filed for killing a woman after rape in 2016.
Autopsy reveals rape; death due to excessive bleeding
Dhaka, Jan 8 – Doctors performing the autopsy of Anushka Noor Amin, the 17-year-old student of a private school who was “brought dead” to the Anwer Khan Medical Hospital on Thursday afternoon, found evidence of rape on the victim’s body.
Case filed, 1 arrested in O-level student ‘rape, murder’
Dhaka, Jan 8 – A case has been filed over the death of an O-level student who was “sexually assaulted” and “killed” on Thursday in the capital’s Kalabagan.
Teen stalker held for abduction, rape of Comilla schoolgirl
Comilla, Dec 22 – A Cumilla court on Tuesday sent a teenager to prison for allegedly raping a schoolgirl after kidnapping her in Brahmanpara Upazila of the district.
Rape, abuses in palm oil fields linked to top beauty brands
The 16-year-old girl describes how her boss raped her amid the tall trees on an Indonesian palm oil plantation that feeds into some of the world’s best-known cosmetic brands. He then put an ax to her throat and warned her:…
Rajshahi policeman sued over ‘rape’ in Natore
Rajshahi, November 13 – A case has been filed against a Rajshahi assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of police for allegedly raping a girl in 2014 while working as a constable.
Bangladesh introduces death penalty for rape
In the wake of widespread protests against the growing incidents of rape in the country, the President has promulgated an ordinance allowing death penalty as the highest punishment for rape instead of life term imprisonment. The Ministry of Law, Justice…
Sorcery practitioner held for raping 3 children in Gaibandha
A man pretending to be a practitioner of sorcery, has been arrested in Gaibandha’s Sundarganj upazile after he allegedly raped three children promising them to teach ‘dark magic’, police said Saturday.
RMG worker killed after rape in Bogra
A garment worker was reportedly killed after being raped in Gandagram village of Shajahanpur upazila early Friday.The deceased was identified as Mim Aktar, 19, a garment worker of Ashulia industrial area.
SC summons tribunal judge for granting bail to rape accused
The Appellate Division on Thursday summoned Dhaka Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal judge Ms Begum Kamrun Nahar for granting bail to a rape accused.
Weinstein accusers welcome rape, sexual assault conviction
Accusers of Harvey Weinstein have welcomed the guilty verdicts in the rape and sexual assault case against the former Hollywood mogul.
BD High Court wants commission to fight rape, violence
Dhaka, Jan 19- The High Court on Sunday asked the government to form a commission within 30 days under the Law Ministry to stop rape and violence against women.
A girl found dead in the capital might be a rape victim
Dhaka, Dec 6 – A girl, found dead on Wednesday night in a lane on the Circular Road in Malibagh area of Dhaka might have been raped before being killed, said a forensic doctor after an autopsy on Friday. Sohel…
183 rape incidents recorded in October: Mahila Parishad
Dhaka, Nov 04 – The immediate past month of October has seen a total of 183 rape incidents across Bangladesh. Bangladesh Mahila Parishad (BMP), a rights body working for the women, came up with revelation on Monday.
Girl killed after rape in Rangpur; 2 violated elsewhere
Dhaka, Sept 14 – A Class-VI girl has been killed in Rangpur reportedly after rape while two other minor girls have been violated in Madaripur and Bogura districts.
Killings, rape epidemic for govt’s public safety failure: BNP
Dhaka, July 16 (UNB) – BNP senior leader Selima Rahman on Tuesday alleged that the incidents of killing and rape have turned epidemic in the country due to the government’s “failure” to ensure public safety. “Now there’s no security of…
BNP for President to call dialogue to end rape, killings
Dhaka, July 13 (UNB) – BNP senior leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain on Saturday urged President Abdul Hamid to take steps for holding a national dialogue to get rid of the growing incidents of rape and killing across the country.
Kushtia rape victim forced to detail in public; video goes viral
Kushtia, July 7 – The video clip of a mentally-challenged teenage rape victim being harassed publicly by arbitrators in the name of settling the issue in Khoksa Upazila has gone viral, triggering public outcry. Although six days have elapsed since…
‘You aren’t alone’, BNP tells Noakhali rape victim, family
BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday assured Subarnachar gang-rape victim that their party and Jatiya Oikyafront will always remain beside her.
AL must take responsibility for Noakhali rape: CPB
Awami League has to take responsibility for the rape of a woman in Noakhali’s Subarnachar Upazila, leaders of Communist Party of Bangladesh (CPB) Women Cell demanded on Saturday.
2 more held over gang rape of Noakhali woman
Two more people were arrested from Chattogram on Friday over the gang rape of a woman at Charjubli of Subarnachar upazila after the general election.
Driver, conductor rape girl in bus: Hunt on to nab them
Tangail, Sept 1 – An assistant of a bus driver has been arrested on the charge of raping a disabled teenaged girl along with two of his accomplices in a moving bus near Ibrahimabad Rail Station at Bhuapur area of…
Pamplona rape case protests go on
Thousands of people turned out on the streets of the Spanish city Pamplona for the third day of protests after five men were cleared of rape. The men, who called themselves the Wolf Pack, were found guilty of sexual abuse,…
Outrage spreads over rape of eight-year-old girl
The brutal gang rape and murder of an eight-year old girl has sparked outrage and anger across India. The body of Asifa Bano, who belonged to a Muslim nomadic tribe, was found in a forest on 17 January near Kathua…
India police parents catch ‘daughter’s rapists’
The parents of a teenage girl in India have caught their daughter’s alleged rapists after police refused to register their complaint. The parents, who are police officials, said that one officer accused their daughter of “making up a filmy story”.…
Indian guru convicted of rape
Popular Indian guru Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh has been convicted of rape and will be sentenced on Monday. Up to 200,000 of his supporters had flocked to Chandigarh in northern India ahead of the verdict. Thousands of army, police and…
Banani victims give judicial statements before court
Dhaka – Two private university girls who were raped in a Banani hotel around one a half month ago gave their judicial statements before a court here on Thursday in a case filed over the incident. Metropolitan Magistrate Nurun Nahar…