2 policemen withdrawn for ‘rape’

11th February, 2019 02:29:23 printer

Manikganj: Two police officers have been withdrawn on charge of gang-raping a woman after keeping her confined to Saturia Duck-bungalow here, reports UNB.

The action was taken against sub-inspector Sekandar Hossain and assistant sub-inspector Mazharul Islam of Saturia Police Station.

The victim lodged a written complaint with the police super on Sunday. As per the complaint, Sekandar took her to the Duck-bungalow when she came to the upazila headquarters along with another woman on Thursday afternoon.

He kept her confined to a room and forced her to take Yaba pills. Later, Sekandar and Mazharul raped her in turns and released her on Friday afternoon, threatening to kill her on crossfire if she disclosed the matter to anyone.

The victim said Sekandar was an acquaintance to her and she gave her Tk 1.5 lakh three years ago to buy land. He went to the upazila headquarters to bring back the money.

SP Rifat Rahman Shamim said the two police officers were closed to the district police lines on Saturday following the compliant.

“The victim filed a written complaint today (Sunday) and assistant police super Hafizur Rahman has been tasked to investigate the allegation,” he said, adding that further action will be taken against them following the probe report.