Woman killed after failed rape bid
A criminal chopped a woman to death as she resisted rape attempt at Damra village in Talim union of Tarash upazila under Sirajganj district early Wednesday.
Police arrested the accused Moktar Ali of the village.
The victim is Maleka Begum, 40, widow of late Afzal Hossain of Damra village.
"Moktar entered Maleka's room at about 2:30am on Wednesday and tried to rape her. As Maleka resisted, Moktar hacked her to death. Hearing scream of the victim, locals rushed in and caught the alleged killer," Md Ataur Rahman, OC of Tarash police station, said referring to family members and locals.
Later police arrested Moktar from the spot, he said.