Lawyer held on rape charge
Police on Friday arrested a Barguna district judge court lawyer from Betagi upazila in a case filed for violating a housewife.
Arrested lawyer Selim Ahmed is a resident of Kazirabad union parishad in the upazila.
According to the case statement, the accused violated the housewife at her house on Thursday evening in absence of her husband.
Later, the victim lodged a case with Betagi Police Station in this connection on Friday.
However, family members of the accused claimed that a political quarter has created the embarrassing situation for defaming them.
Betagi Police Station officer-in-charge Md Ferdous Hasan Imon said the victim was sent to Barguna General Hospital for medical tests.