Man held for attempting to rape step-daughter
Published : Thursday, 29 October, 2020 at 4:08 PM Count : 152
Police have detained a man for attempting to rape his step-daughter in Sadar upazila of Netrakona district.
Detained Mia, 32, is a resident of Manikganj district.
He married a woman, who have a daughter from her previous marriage, in Netrakona nine years ago. Since then, he have been living in the district town with the family.
Quoting locals, Netrakona Model Police Station officer in-charge (OC) Md Tajul Islam said Russel tried to rape his 13-year-old step-daughter on Wednesday when her mother was not home.
Hearing the girl's screams, some neighbours rushed in and caught him.
Being informed, police went there and brought Russel to the police station, said OC Tajul.
However, the victim herself filed a case with the police station at the night under the Women and Children Repression Prevention Act.
The accused was sent to jail on Thursday morning following a court order, he added.