NOAKHALI: Police have arrested another accused on charge of torturing an elderly man after pushing a torchlight in his rectum at Subarnachar upazila in Noakhali.
The arrested is Abdul Gani, 54, a resident of Char Baishakhi village in the upazila.
The arrested accused will be produced before Noakhali Chief Judicial Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday.
According to the victim’s family, on Friday night, Charwapda Union Ward No. 9 Jubo League president Abul Hossain Sanaz and his supporters brutally tortured the elderly man by pushing torchlight in his rectum. They said that the incident took place due to previous hostilities over the construction of a mosque.
Later, the victim was admitted to the 250-bed Noakhali General Hospital.
Superintendent of Police Mohammad Shahidul Islam said the victim’s son lodged a case with Charjabbar Police Station on Sunday night.
Police arrested the main accused Abul Hossain Sanaz from Thanarhat Bazar around 11pm on that day.