A police constable was beaten up by local people allegedly for sexually harassing a woman at Laxmipur in the city on Thursday night.
Quoting witnesses, sub-inspector of Rajpara Police Station Haider Ali Khan said Sabbir Hossain, a police constable of Paba Police Station, sexually harassed a woman in the area around 10 pm.
Hearing screams of the woman, local people caught Sabbir and beat him up, leaving him injured.
On information, a team of police from Rajpara Police Station rushed to the spot and rescued the police constable.
Later, he was taken to Rajpara Police Station after primary treatment.