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Lawyer arrested for rape in Barguna

  • Published at 09:50 pm December 6th, 2019
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According to the case statement, Selim broke into the woman’s house and raped her on Thursday evening

Police on Friday arrested a lawyer, who was accused in a case filed for raping a woman in Kazirabad union of Betagi upazila in Barguna.

The arrested was identified as Selim Ahmed, a lawyer of Barguna Judge Court and general secretary of Kajirabad union Awami Jubo League.

According to the case statement, Selim broke into the woman’s house and raped her on Thursday evening.

Betagi police station Inspector Md Ferdous Hossain said: "The woman filed a case with the Betagi police station on Thursday night. A team led by SI Harun Ur Rashid arrested Selim the next day."

Selim was produced before a court, which sentenced him to jail last afternoon.

The woman was sent to Barguna General Hospital for medical attention.