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Cop arrested over rape of woman in Khulna quarantine

Published : Monday, 17 May, 2021 at 5:51 PM  Count : 458

Cop arrested over rape of woman in Khulna quarantine
A police personnel was arrested on Monday in a case filed by an India returnee woman on allegation of violating her while she was under quarantine for Covid-19 in Khulna Primary Teachers Training Institute (PTI).

Later, accused assistant sub-inspector (ASI) Moklesur Rahman was sent to jail following a court order.

Meanwhile, Mokhlesur has been suspended and a departmental case lodged against him.

KMP Deputy Commissioner (South) Anwar Hossain said Khulna Metropolitan Police Court ASI Mokhlesur Rahman, discharging duties at the PTI quarantine centre since May 1.

Additional Deputy Police Commissioner (Media Wing Chief) of KMP Shahjahan Sheikh confirmed the matter.

He said the young woman, 22, returned from India on May 4, was sent to a 14-day quarantine at the PTI in Khulna Sadar.

The woman on Monday lodged a written complaint with Sadar police station accusing ASI Mokleshur Rahman of raping her at the quarantine facility at night on May 14.

The police official also said that the woman was later moved to KMP’s Victim Support Center.


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