Police arrested a union parishad member in connection with violating a housewife at Abhaynagar upazila of Jashore on Thursday night.
The arrestee is Tariqul Islam, of Siddikpasha village in the upazila and a member of Siddikpasha UP.The victim filed a case with Abhaynagar Police Station, said Tajul Islam, officer-in-charge of the Police Station.
After receiving a complaint police arrested the UP member at night.
According to the case statement, Tariqul entered the house of the woman and violated her as she was alone at that time in her house.
Hearing screams of the victim, local people rushed in and found Tariqul running away from the spot.