Railway police on Friday night arrested five people for allegedly raping a 17-year-old girl in a bogie of a train in the capital's Kamalapur Railway Station.
Ferdous Ahmed Biswas, officer-in-charge (OC) of Dhaka Railway Police Station (Kamalapur), said the victim filed a rape case against six people early Saturday.
Five arrestees are Sumon, 21, Nayeem, 25, Nazmul, 25, Anwar, 20, and Roman Prakash, 22.
"Two of the arrestees gave confessional statements before court. Efforts are on to arrest another accused named Imran, 20, who is in hiding," the OC said.
After an argument with her family, the girl left their home in Netrakona and went to Kamalapur station at night, travelling on a train. She was then gang-raped inside a bogie of the Turag Community Local Train stationed there, said a police official at DMCH police outpost.
The victim is currently undergoing treatment at one stop crisis centre of Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH).