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Man arrested for trying to rape step-daughter in Netrakona

  • Published at 03:41 pm October 29th, 2020
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The accused has been sent to jail by a court

A man has been arrested for trying to rape his 13-year-old step-daughter in Netrakona district.

Police detained Rasel Mia, 32, from an area under Netrakona Model police station on Wednesday night.

Later, a case was filed and Rasel was sent to jail by a court on Thursday.

Netrakona Model police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Md Tajul Islam confirmed the matter to Dhaka Tribune.

Rasel, from Manikganj district, married a woman in Netrakona nine years ago and started living there. The woman had a daughter from her previous marriage, said police and locals.

On Wednesday, Rasel tried to rape his step-daughter when her mother was not home. Locals rescued the girl when they heard her screaming. Later, police were informed and they detained Rasel.

The girl filed a case under Prevention of Women and Child Repression Act with the police station.