UP member held on charge of gang-rape
Published : Sunday, 22 July, 2018 at 5:55 PM Count : 271
Police on Saturday night arrested a union parishad member in connection with the gang rape of two sisters at Amtoli village in Hatia upazila of Noakhali district.
Arrested Belal Hossain is a member of Jahajmara Union Parishad under the upazila, said Hatia Police Station officer in-charge Kamruzzaman Shikder.
The OC said the victims' elder sister filed a rape case with the police station on Saturday accusing six people, including the member.
According to the case statement, Belal along with his some followers entered the victims' house by breaking door early Friday. They kept the victims' elder sister hostage at gunpoint and gang raped the duo.
Following the case, police conducted a drive in area under the union on Saturday night and nabbed him.
Meanwhile, the victims are taking treatment at Noakhali General Hospital.