Noakhali housewife molestation: UP member among 2 held
Published: 10:45 AM, 6 October 2020 Updated: 04:16 PM, 6 October 2020
The four main accused who tortured the housewife by stripping her naked in Noakhali; Photo: Collected
Police have arrested two more people, including a local UP member, in the case filed over the incident of attempting rape and indecent assault to a housewife in Noakhali’s Begumganj.
Police arrested them in a raid at Begumganj police station on Monday night.
The arrested are Sohag Member of Ward 9 of Eklashpur UP and Saju, son of Lokman Mia of Nawab Ali Bepari Bari in East Eklashpur village of the same UP.
Begumganj Model Police Station OC Harunur Rashid Chowdhury confirmed the matter.
The police have so far arrested six people, including prime accused Delwar, chief of terrorist body Delwar Bahini, main accused Badal.
Local administration noticed the matter on Sunday afternoon, 32 days after the incident when a video of the torturing a housewife was published on social media Facebook and it went viral.
The victim, a housewife, filed a case on Monday night at around 1:00 am alleging attempted rape.
According to the case document, local terrorist Delwar and his organized group entered a house in the Khalpar area of Ward No. 9 on September 2 around 9:00 pm and tried to rape and assault a housewife, tying up her husband in a side room. When the housewife obstructed, they stripped her naked, assault her severely and recorded videos on mobile phones.
Since the incident, the accused local Delwar, Badal, Kalam and their associates have been blocking the family of the abused housewife. At one point, when the entire family was forced to leave homes, the whole incident remained hidden from the locals and the police administration for a long time. When the incident came to light, the police conducted a quick operation and arrested the two accused.