UP member held for ‘raping’ RMG worker


PV Desk : Police detained a union parishad member on charge of raping a garment worker in Dhamrai upazila of Dhaka Saturday (November 11).

The detainee was identified as—Md Murtuz Ali, 40, member for ward no-4 of Nannar Union Parishad.

The victim told Banglanews that Murtuz violated her several times, after taking her to different places.

She said that Murtuz allured her with marriage, to execute his ill intention.

Nannar UP Chairman Altab Hossain Molla told Banglanews that the victim also came to him seeking justice over the matter.

Dhamrai Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Rezaul Haque Dipu said that the victim filed a case accusing Murtuz of raping her.

Murtuz was nabbed from his house Saturday afternoon, added the OC.