DHAKA - A Roman Catholic priest and nine other tribal Christians have been detained for their role in an out-of-court settlement of a gangrape case that caused the girl to commit suicide when the promised marriage did not come through.

DHAKA - A tribal girl, who was a gangrape victim, took her life in a Bangladesh village after one of her alleged rapists who was to marry her as part of a pact brokered by the local Catholic priest ditched her.

DHAKA - A court here has ordered reopening of the case of a teenage girl who was raped and then flogged to death under a clergy's edict last month, directing action against police and hospital staff for concealing facts and preparing false reports.

DHAKA - The teenager who died after she was raped and whipped a 100 times following a fatwa by local clerics had suffered "heavy wounds" all over her body, said a fresh autopsy report submitted to the high court here.

DHAKA - The body of a teenaged girl who was raped and whipped more than 100 times following a fatwa by a Muslim cleric last month is to be exhumed, the Dhaka High Court ordered Monday.
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