A Dhaka court on Friday recorded confessional statement of the alleged rapist in a case filed with Gulshan police station over rape of a 16-year-old indigenous housemaid at Kalachandpur area in city.
Metropolitan Magistrate Satya Brato Sikdar recorded the statement after Sub-inspector Nuruzzman of the Police Station produced the accused Md Yusuf Ali before the court.After recording the statement under section 164 of CrPC, the court sent him to jail.
Earlier, law enforcers in a joint drive arrested Yousuf Ali from Kaptan Bazar area of Dhaka on Thursday.
According to the case, the indigenous girl was employed as a domestic help at the home of Yousuf’s second wife in Kalachandpur in late January.
Yusuf on Wednesday raped the girl around 6:30am when Yousuf's wife went out for work. The victim lost consciousness due to excessive bleeding.