Police arrested two youths reportedly for raping a girl at Companiganj upazila in Noakhali district early Friday.
The arrested are Alauddin Sumon, 22, the lover of the victim, a residents of Char Alauddin village under ward no-4 of Mohammadpur union in Subarnachar upazila, and his friend Mosharaf Hossain Sohag, 22, of ward no-4 under Charkankra union under Companiganj upazila.
According to the case statement, there was an affair between the accused Sumon and the victim. On Thursday night, Sumon took her to firm house where he violated her first. At that time, Sohag recorded the violation on his mobile phone secretly and started blackmailing the girl. Then, he also violated the victim repeatedly in the night.
The victim's family members lodged a case with Companiganj Police Station after being informed by the victim at the same night.
Following the case, police immediately conducted drives and arrested the on Friday early hours, said Pronob Chowdhury, officer-in-charge of Companiganj Police Station.
Later, the arrested were sent to jail following a court order and the victim was sent to a hospital for medical checkup, the OC added.