December 2, 2021, 10:26 am
Sunamganj Representative :
Police have arrested Rashid Mia, 46, in a Hajong housewife rape case. After questioning in police custody on Saturday night, Sunamganj’s Tahirpur police arrested him in a rape case.
He is the son of Abul Kalam of Rajai border village of Uor Baradal union of Rashid upazila. He is the father of four children and has two wives at home. Earlier on Saturday morning, a Hajong housewife belonging to a small ethnic group was raped in a hilly forest adjacent to the Rajai border rhyme near Rajai village in the upazila. On the same night, the victim’s mother filed a case with the police station alleging rape.
According to the victim’s family and case sources, a Hajong housewife (23) took a bath at Rajai border near Rajai village of the upazila during heavy rains on Saturday morning. In the same rhyme, Rashid Hajong of the same village forcibly picked up the housewife and raped her in the hilly forest near the rhyme. The housewife then returned home and informed the family and community members about the rape.
The next day, on Sunday, the victim’s mother and the plaintiff said that after taking a bath at the border, my daughter cried and shouted to save her dignity due to heavy rains near the hilly forest, but neither the family nor the villagers could hear her. He said that he had filed a case in the name of Rashid on Sunday night.
Abul Qasim, chairman of Uor Baradal Union Parishad of the upazila, said, “The matter is very ugly. I am demanding exemplary punishment for the rapist so that such incidents do not happen again.”
Tahirpur police chief said. Abdul Latif Tarafdar said the accused was sent to the district jail through the court on Sunday morning. He said the police were working to ensure the maximum punishment for the culprit by filing a chargesheet in the court as soon as possible after the investigation.