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Woman stripped naked in Noakhali: Main accused held

 Noakhali Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 10:34 AM, 5 October 2020   Updated: 01:47 PM, 5 October 2020

Main accused Badal

Main accused Badal

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Monday morning has arrested the main accused Badal from Dhaka and Delwar, chief of Delwar Bahini, from Narayanganj in the case filed over the incident of attempting rape and indecent assault to a housewife in Noakhali’s Begumganj.

Earlier, miscreants of the terrorist Delwar Bahini in Eklashpur of Begumganj, Noakhali were accused of stripping and torturing a woman. A month after the incident, videos of the torture spread through social media on Sunday morning. 

The victim, a housewife, filed a case on Monday night at around 1:00 am alleging attempted rape. Two accused have been arrested from Ward No. 9 of Eklashpur UP in the incident.

The detainees were — Sheikh Ahmed Dulal’s son Md. Rahim and Md. Rahmat Ullah, son of Abdur Rahim of Mohar Ali Munshi Bari of the same area.

Confirming the matter, Begumganj Police Station OC Md. Harun Ur Rashid said, “Five police units conducted a seven-hour operation and arrested the two accused. On the other hand, the police rescued the abused housewife from the house of one of her relatives in Master Para of Sadar Upazila.”

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.

Md. Harun Ur Rashid further said that law enforcement agencies is working tirelessly to arrest the rest of the accused. The arrested accused will be sent to the district jail through the judicial court.

On Sunday afternoon, 32 days after the incident, a video of the torturing a housewife was published on social media Facebook and it went viral.

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.