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Sunamganj upazila chairman lands in jail in rape case

  • Published at 07:32 pm November 5th, 2018
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Harun ur Rashid, also the upazila BNP ex president was sent to jail by the Judge Md Zakir Hossain of the Women and Children Repression Tribunal, after surrendering on Monday

Sunamganj Bishwambarpur upazila chairman has been sent to jail, for allegedly raping a female.

Harun ur Rashid, also the upazila BNP ex president was sent to jail by the Judge Md Zakir Hossain of the Women and Children Repression Tribunal, after surrendering on Monday.

Assistant Public Prosecutor of the tribunal Nantu Rai has confirmed the news.

Lawyers- Humayun Manjur Chowdhury and Mamunur Rashid represented the defence team at the tribunal.

Earlier on September 26, a case was filed against Harun, by the female, who accused Harun of raping her.

The victim, in the case mentioned that Harun called her in his upazila parishad office to give her a sewing machine at the afternoon on September 26. Harun then told her to go in a room at the office, where he forcefully raped her.

Bur later, on the following day, when she was taken by the police to the hospital for medical test, he refused to go forward and said no such thing happened with her.

The locals also protested and formed a human chain demanding proper justice for the victim.

Harun was on temporary bail from after the case was filed. 

Harun however, has denied the allegation against him.