He was later sent to Patuakhali District Jail
Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested a man for raping a housemaid in Patuakhali.
Saiful Islam, 48, from Rangopaldi area of Dashmina upazila, was arrested in a drive conducted by RAB 8 in Sulij Bazar area of the upazila around 3:30am on Friday.
Patuakhali RAB Camp Acting Company Commander and Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Rajib Farhan said Saiful confessed to his involvement in the incident during primary interrogation.
He was sent to the Patuakhali District Jail on Saturday afternoon after a case was filed with Dashmina police station, the ASP added.
According to RAB sources, on April 29 evening, the housemaid went to fetch a calf near Saiful's house.
When she was on the way there, Saiful forcibly dragged her into a bush, raped her and threatened to kill her if she told anyone about the matter.
Later, the woman sought help from RAB.