A television actress and presenter has allegedly been raped by a co-star in Dhaka.
In a case filed with Kadamtali police station on Wednesday, the victim alleged that she was raped by Shariful, whom she had worked with in several television dramas, at her residence on August 2.
They became intimate during the shooting of a drama in India earlier in July and reached to an understanding there to marry each other very soon, she noted.
However, after returning to the country, Shariful suddenly made a visit to the actress' residence in Dhaka on August 2 and raped her.
The rapist also recorded the incident with a hidden camera and later spread the video among the victim's relatives and acquaintances through fake Facebook and IMO accounts, according to the case statement.
Kadamtali police station Officer-in-Charge Kazi Wazed Ali said the victim had been admitted in the One Stop Crisis Centre of Dhaka Medical College Hospital.
Police is carrying out drives in different areas of the capital to arrest the accused rapist.
This report was first published on Bangla Tribune