2 UP members held for attempt to rape female collogue


Staff Reporter:

Police on Sunday night detained two members of Maizkhar Union Parishad in Chandina upazila on charges of attempting to rape a female member of the same union parishad.

The arrestees were identified as Md Shahjahan, 40, son of late Yakub Ali of Maizkhar village and member of ward no-6 of Maizkhar Union Parishad and Abdul Karim, 34, son of Barek Mia of Birkhola village of the upazila and member of ward no-4 of the same union parishad.

The victim said the duo gave her bad proposals several times and on Sunday night they went to her house and tried to violate her.

However, hearing the victim’s screams, locals went there and gave the due a good beating.

Later, police saved them from peoples’ anger, said Mohammad Ali Mahmud, officer-in-charge of Chandina Police Station.

Later on Monday, the victim filed a case with the police station accusing the duo.

Legal actions will be taken according to the law after investigation, the OC added.

When contacted, Shahjahan denied the allegation saying that they went to the female member’s residence for impotent talks. But, they become victims of conspiracy.unb


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