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Gang-rape in Ctg: UP member arrested

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Chattagram, Police have arrested a union parishad member who allegedly raped a woman along with others in Sitakundu upazila of Chattogram.

A team of police of Sitakundu Model Police Station arrested UP member Jahed Sultan Robin from a relative’s house in Lalanagar area early Monday.

Tofael Ahmed, officer-in-charge of Sitakunda Model Police Station, said they conducted a drive after the woman’s husband filed a case against him.

“We arrested him at around 3 am. He was sent to a court,” he said.

Police said the rape survivor and his husband were picked up at Sonaichhari union by UP member Jahed Sultan Robin and some cohorts while there were going to their workplace.

They tied up the man and raped his wife by turns at the office of the UP member.

They also looted two mobile phone sets and gold ornaments from them.

Police from a local police station rescued the couple after getting a call on emergency helpline no 999.

Robin went into hiding soon after the incident.

Source: United News of Bangladesh