Ehsan Rana, Faridpur: A woman member of Alfadanga Buraich Union in Faridpur was gang-raped on her way home after seeing her fianc. A case was lodged at the police station about 24 hours after the incident. Police have arrested one accused. Meanwhile, after the incident, a quarter came up to cover up the matter. At one stage, when the incident came to the notice of senior police officials late on Sunday night, a case was filed in this regard at Boalmari police station. It is learned that the woman member of Buraich UP went to a house in Amritnagar village of Gunbaha union of Boalmari upazila to see a bride for relatives last Saturday afternoon. On his way home in the evening, he came to Battala area of Amritnagar and asked some youths sitting there about the way to Buraich. The woman member in the case said that the youths took her to a nearby field and left her after the gang-rape. Later, the locals rescued him and took him to the hospital. Later on Sunday (July 3) morning, the woman member went to the police station and informed the police. Later in the afternoon, the police arrested the main accused Mahabub Alam (30). Mahabub is the son of Abdul Haque of Raipur area in Dakshin Kamar village of Bayalmari municipality. Microbus driver by profession. Faridpur's Boalmari Police Station OC Mohammad Abdul Wahab said Mulhota Mahabub Alam, who was involved in the incident, was arrested soon after the woman member reported the matter. Besides, operations are underway to arrest others. The OC further said that the member was sent to Faridpur Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical College Hospital for medical examination at noon. He has filed a case as a plaintiff in this incident at night. Faridpur Assistant Superintendent of Police (Madhukhali-Boalmari-Alfadanga Circle) Sumon Kar said the woman member had filed a case with the police station. The main accused has been arrested. Others involved in the incident will also be arrested soon. Hopefully very soon we will be able to bring all the accused under the law. When they went to the spot, the locals said that there was a gang in the area who had earlier raped and killed a girl and burnt her with acid. This time the gang wanted to cover up the incident by raping the female member.