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Ctg UP member arrested over raping woman

UNB . Chattogram
07 Feb 2023 00:00:00 | Update: 07 Feb 2023 00:09:03
Ctg UP member arrested over raping woman

Police have arrested a union parishad member who allegedly raped a woman along with others in Sitakundu upazila of Chattogram.

A team of Sitakundu model police arrested UP member Jahed Sultan Robin from a relative’s house in Lalanagar area on early Monday.

Tofael Ahmed, officer-in-charge of Sitakunda Model Police Station, said that they conducted a drive after the woman’s husband filed a case against him.

‘We arrested him at around 3:00am. He was sent to a court,’ he said.

Police said that the rape survivor and his husband were picked up at Sonaichhari union by UP member Jahed Sultan Robin and some of his cohorts while there were going to their workplace.

They tied up the man and raped his wife by turns at the office of the UP member.

They also looted two mobile phone sets and gold ornaments from them.

Police from a local police station rescued the couple after getting a call at emergency helpline 999.

Robin went into hiding soon after the incident.