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Rapist held in Khagrachhari

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Khagrachhari: Police on Monday arrested a Jubo League leader from Gacchabil area in Manikchari upazila in Khagrachhari early hours on Monday on charge of raping a woman.

The arrested was identified as Belal Hossain, 28, Jubo league’s Gacchabil unit organising secretary and son of late Amjad Hossain of the area.

Local people said Belal invited a woman of Sarkerhat area in his house at Gacchabil area by promising her an employment and raped her in that house at late night on Sunday.

The local people sense the incident, rescued the woman.

Belal had two wives whom he had earlier threatened to divorce and sent to their families two months ago.

On information, police went to the spot on Sunday night and detained Belal.

Later, the raped woman filed a case against Belal under the Repression of Violence against Women and Children Act 2010.

Manikchari Police Station officer-in-charge M Shafiqul Islam said Belal was arrested on charge of raping the woman aged 27.