Housewife tortured in Noakhali

Staff Correspondent

18 January, 2021 12:00 AM printer

A group of miscreants assaulted a 32-year-old housewife after undressing her at Hatiya upazila of Noakhali district recently.

The incident happened at Adarsha village in Chandi union on January 1, but it came to the fore after a video footage had gone viral on social media.

In this regard, a case was filed with the district's Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-2 on January 5 after the victim failed to file it with the police station concerned.

The judge subsequently directed the additional superintendent of police of Hatiya circle to submit an investigation report to the court within seven working days.

According to the case statement, accused Zia alias Jihad, Faruk, Enayet and Bhutto Majhi broke into the woman’s house in absence of her husband and tried to rape her. Failing to do so, the miscreants undressed the women and beat her humiliatingly. 

At one stage, her children woke up and began shouting. Then the local people rushed to the house and the miscreants fled the scene sensing danger.

Golam Faruque, additional SP of Hatiya circle, said that they are investigating the matter.