A female college student was gang raped in Kanthalbari union under Sadar upazila on Wednesday night.
The victim is a student of Kurigram Collectorate School and College.
Inspector (investigation) of Kurigram Sadar Police Station Rowshan Kabir said the girl planned to go to Dhaka with her boy friend on a night-coach on Wednesday.
She was waiting near Sekendar Filling Station beside Kurigram-Rangpur highway at Dasherhar area of Kanthalbari union at around 8:00pm when some youths forcibly took her to a lonely place and gang raped her.
Hearing about the matter, police went to the spot and rescued her. She was admitted to Kurigram General Hospital.
Acting on the statement of the victim, police arrested three youths -- Masud Rana, 24, Hridoy Hasan Sumon, 18, and Tarapado, 20 -- of Hariswar Kaloa village.
“A case was filed with the police station in this connection. Three alleged rapists were arrested while we are trying to arrest the others,” Inspector Rowshan said.