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Man arrested for raping minor sister-in-law in Thakurgaon

Police arrested a man on Sunday on charge of raping his sister-in-law, a 7th grader, in Singpara village in Thakurgaon Sadar upazila.

The arrestee was identified as Sumon,27, son of Abdur Sabur from Singpara village in Salandar union.

Sumon was arrested after a rape case was filed at sadar police station following the complaint of the girl’s father earlier in the day.

According to the complaint, Sumon was married to the plaintiff’s elder daughter three years ago. The couple has a 2-year-old daughter.

On February 10, the plaintiff went to visit his son-in-law along with his younger daughter. The girl stayed back even though the father returned home.

Later that night Sumon allegedly raped the girl covering her mouth with a scarf. When she fell sick and informed the family, they took her to Thakurgaon General Hospital.

Inspector Parvin Begum, Investigation Officer in the case said the accused was arrested immediately after filing of the case and was sent to jail by the court.

Source: United News of Bangladesh