Rape case witness ‘assaulted before police’ in Pabna

23 January, 2020 12:00 AM printer

PABNA: The witness of a rape case was beaten up allegedly by the prime accused and his associates in front of police at Gachpara in Sadar upazila on Friday evening, reports UNB.

The victim, identified as 35-year-old Abdul Alim of Nurpara Moholla of the municipality, is undergoing treatment at Pabna Medical College Hospital.

But the incident came to light on Monday night after Alim’s wife filed a case at Sadar Police Station naming 10 persons over the attack.

According to case statement, Ariful, the younger brother of Maligachha Union Chairman Shariful Islam Sharif, and his associates beat up and stabbed Alim.