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2 held for molesting schoolgirl

Police arrested two persons on charges of molesting a schoolgirl while she was returning home. The motorbike-borne youth followed the girl from her school on Friday afternoon and tried to pull her onto their bike at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Sarani. The girl finally managed to escape from there. Police arrested the culprits from Park Circus area on Friday. The girl lodged a complaint with the Beniapukur police station. The investigators examined the CCTV footages of the incident and started searching for the accused youth. "One of the accused youth is a minor and another is just 19-year-old. They followed the girl when came out of her school at AJC Bose Road. The place was in front of the Deputy High Commission of Bangladesh where they attacked the girl," said an investigator. The cops went through the CCTV footages in which it was clearly seen how they tried to force the girl and how the victim could manage to escape from there.

"The CCTV footage helped us a lot. We identified the faces of the accused from the footages," the cop added. The two were interrogated by the cops to reveal more about the incident. Police suspected that the victim might have been familiar to the youth. She was stalked by them earlier as well. "The biker gangs can be seen after 10 pm and they generally take the AJC Bose flyover for their joyride throughout night. We have now become quite attuned to the constant humming noises of the bikes," a local resident described.
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