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Sunday, 1 November 2015

A woman allegedly tortured by 'identified miscreant' - Dhaka

A woman with disability has been tortured allegedly by a local miscreant in Palashbari upazila in Gaibandha district. Police have reportedly arrested the alleged miscreant. Police identified the arrestee as Riju Mia, a resident of Jamalpur village.

According to the victim, who is now receiving treatment for her injuries due to the torture, Riju Mia along with his wife and mother stormed her house on Friday evening. Alleging that the physically challenged woman had stolen a TV from his house, Riju forcefully took the woman to his house and started beating her. At one stage, as Riju and his family members cut her hair off, she fell terribly ill. The victim’s father took her to the Upazila Health Complex with the help of the local people. A case was filed in this connection.

Officer-in-charge of Polashbari Police Station Mozibur Rahman said police conducted a drive and arrested Riju Mia following the filing of the case. The woman has been receiving treatment at the Upazila health complex, according to UNB.

Source : The Financial Express, 1st Nov 2015

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