A married woman has been stabbed by a municipal officer in Jessore township for allegedly turning down his indecent proposal.
The incident took place at an apartment of the 30-year-old victim at Poschim Barani Khaldhar Road area of the town on Thursday morning, according to neighbours.
The victim is now undergoing treatment at Jessore General Hospital. She was stabbed with a knife and her condition is still critical, according to the doctors.
She claimed Abdullah Al Masum, secretary of Jessore municipal, used to make indecent proposals and attacked her after getting refused.
Kotwali police station Officer-in-Charge (Investigation) Abul Bashar said an officer had already spoken to the victim about the incident and had requested her to formally lodge a complaint.