Tourist gang rape: Prime accused Ashiq arrested

The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested the prime accused Ashiqul Islam Ashiq in a case filed over the gang rape of a female tourist in Cox’s Bazar.

ANM Imran Khan, assistant director of RAB’s Legal and Media Wing confirmed the matter.

Earlier on December 23, husband of the victim woman filed the rape case mentioning four names.


The woman went to Cox’s Bazar with her husband and eight-month-old baby on Tuesday. At Laboni Beach, the husband and a stranger got into an altercation after bumping into one another in the afternoon