Rape case filed against govt official
A woman yesterday filed a rape case against a deputy secretary, accusing him of engaging in sexual relationship by promising to marry her.
The woman, a 30-year-old schoolteacher, filed the case with Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-2 of Dhaka, said Special Public Prosecutor Md Ali Akbar.
After a hearing, Judge Md Habibur Rahman Siddique took the case into cognisance and recorded the complainant's statements.
The judge directed PBI to investigate the case and submit a report before it by September 30.
According to the case documents, the official established sexual relations with her several times, promising to marry her, but he later refused to do so.
They met through social media on December 21 of 2018. The accused also threatened her when she sent a legal notice to him through her lawyer about the matter on June 8. Asked, the official said he knew the woman but had no relation with her.