Police arrested four young men allegedly for raping three young girls at Manikchhari Mukhpara village in Mohalchhari upazila on Tuesday, Agencies report.
The arrestees are Saiful Marma, 20, Hridoy Marma,19, Saching Marma, 21, and Thuichong Maung Marma, 19, all hailing from the same village.
Sources said the three victims, all students of class X, were gossiping in the playground of Manikchhari Mukhpara Primary School in the village at dusk.
All of a sudden the four appeared on the scene and forcibly took them into the woods nearby and violated them there.
Sensing the presence of the locals, the culprits fled the scene immediately. Later, locals rushed the girls to the nearest hospital.
Officer-in-Charge of Mohalchhari Police Station Nur-E-Alam said police arrested all four accused from their respective houses on that night after the father of a victim filed a case against them following the incident.
The victims were sent to Khagrachhari Sadar Hospital for medical check-up, added the OC