UP member held over rape attempt
Angry mob beat up a UP member and then handed him over to police on allegation of attempting to rape a woman in Companiganj upazila of Noakhali on Monday midnight.
The woman's father has filed a case with Companiganj Police station in this regard, said Companiganj OC Meer Jahedul Haque Rony.
The arrested accused is identified as Helal Hossain, a member of ward 4 of Char Elahi union.
Confirming the matter, Char Elahi union chairman Abdur Razzaque said Helal was handed over to police.
The victim said Helal had long been harrassing her over mobile phone. On Monday night, he entered the room of the woman to talk to her and tried to violate her.
Hearing her screams, locals rushed to the scene and caught Helal red handed.
OC Jahedul Haque Rony said legal action will be taken on the basis of the complaint.