Netrokona, Feb 22 (UNB) – Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in a drive arrested a local Awami League leader from Bagher Bazar in Sreepur Upazila of Gazipur district on Friday morning over raping a physically-challenged woman.
The arrestee Abdul Goni Montu, 45, is the general secretary of Awami League’s Guzirkona union ward no. 4 unit, said Lt Commander M Shovan Khan, deputy director of Rab-14.
According to the case statement, the 25-year-old physically challenge girl filed a rape case with the Durgapur Police Station accusing Abdul Goni under Women and Children Repression Act on February 25, 2018.
Montu raped the woman promising her to marry, but went into hiding as the girl has conceived six month back, said the Rab official.
Tracking Montu’s cellphone, the elite force team managed to arrest the culprit.