A 28-year-old man has been arrested in Khulna for allegedly recording an objectionable video of his sister-in-law and raping her multiple times by threatening to make it public, police said Friday.
The accused has been identified as Shamiran Mondol, a resident of Paikgacha Union.In her complaint to police on Wednesday, the woman alleged that Shamiran, who often used to come to their house to meet her husband for work, secretly recorded an objectionable video of her in May last year and used the same to rape her many a time.
In January this year, the accused even tried to extort Tk 2 lakh from the woman threatening to make the video public, as per the complaint.
"Two months ago, the woman was thrown out of the house by her husband and parents-in-law after they came to know about the sexual assault on her and the extortion bid by the accused," said Ezaz Shafi, Officer-in-Charge of Paikgacha police station.
Based on her complaint, an FIR for rape and extortion has been lodged against the accused. "He was arrested, produced in a court and sent to judicial custody," he said.