4 arrested for raping wife, assaulting husband in Panchagarh
Police have arrested four people in two separate cases filed over raping a 19-year-old woman and assaulting her husband in Sadar upazila of Panchagarh.
The wife filed a rape case and the husband (22) filed a case under the Pornography Act with the Panchagarh Police Station, Abu Akkas Ahmed, officer-in-charge (OC) of the police station, told out correspondent.
The arrestees are Jainul Haque (25), Roni Islam (24), Nur Hossain (21) and Shahin Hossain (21) of Panchagarh Sadar Upazila, reports our Thakurgaon correspondent.
The OC said Jainul was made lone accused in the rape case while all four made accused in the other case filed under the Pornography Act.
The incident took place in a village of the upazila in the early hours yesterday.
Quoting the case statements, OC Akkas said the victim's husband came out of his house around 2:30am and Jainul and his accomplices restrained him.
The four people took off the man's clothes, took pictures and threatened to release the videos unless he pays Tk 50,000.
Jainul then entered the house while the three others detained the husband. When the wife woke up, Jainul raped her.
Later, after being informed by the victims, the local UP chairman and UP member rushed to the spot yesterday morning, called the four accused from their respective houses and handed them over to police in the afternoon.
The arrestees will be produced before a Panchagarh court today (Tuesday), the OC added.