Two BCL men arrested for rape, rape attempt

Our Correspondent

29 November, 2020 12:00 AM printer

NARSINGDI: Two local leaders of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), the student wing of Awami League, were arrested at Raipura upazila in Narsingdi district in separate cases of rape and attempt to rape.

The arrestees are Asadul Huque Chowdhury Shakil, 27, expelled president of Raipura upazila unit BCL, and Dipu Mia, 22, general secretary of Raipura municipality unit.

Shakil was arrested from a restaurant in Brahmanbaria on Friday afternoon after over a month of search.

He allegedly raped the 10th grade girl at Raju Auditorium at night on October 22.

The victim filed a case with Raipura Police Station under the Women and Children Repression Prevention Act on the following day.

Meanwhile, Dipu Mia was arrested for allegedly attempt to rape of a housewife, 29, whose husband is an expatriate. According to the case details, Dipu had been proposing the woman for unethical activities for long time. As she refused his unethical proposal, he also threatened to rape her.