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Man arrested for raping daughters in Gazipur

  • Published at 03:49 pm September 14th, 2019
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He had been violating them since 2017,police say

Police have arrested a man for raping allegedly his twin daughters in Gazipur.

The arrestee is Jahangir Alam Kajal, a resident of Maona Bazar area in Sripur upazila.

Sripur police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) (investigation) Abul Kalam Bhuiya said: "Kajal was arrested at his house on Friday night as the mother of the victims filed a case in this connection." 

He will be produced before a court on Saturday, the police official added.

The victims were sent to Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Medical College and Hospital for investigation on Saturday morning, he said. 

Kajal was also accused in several cases related to narcotics, filed with the same police station, the OC said.

Abul Kalam said Kajal married the victims' mother, also a resident of Sripur, in 1995. 

However, after one and a half years, the couple separated because Kajal married another woman. 

The first wife, along with their daughters, now 16, had started to stay at her father's house. Kajal used to visit them very often.

"Kajal had been violating his daughters since May 2017. He forced them to remain silent by threatening to kill them ,along with their mother, if they informed anyone about the matter," the police official said.  

Later, the victims’ mother disclosed the matter to Gazipur Superintendent of Police (SP) Shamsunnahar who advised her to file a case, he added.