Rape case filed against Bogura UP chairman
A rape case has been filed against a union parishad chairman from Bogura's Sherpur upazila.
The accused is Abdul Waheb, 45, chairman of Khamarkandi union parishad, reports our local correspondent quoting Md Shahidul Islam, officer-in-charge of Sherpur Police Station.
The victim, a 37-year-old woman, filed the case against him with the police station last night.
According to the case statement, a relative of the accused owed some money to the victim. The victim had asked for the chairman's help in collecting it, the OC said.
Yesterday morning, the chairman asked the victim to come to his house. He raped her when she went there around 7:30am, added the OC quoting the case statement.
The victim was sent to Bogura Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital for treatment, the police official said.