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Youth held on rape charge in Sylhet

Saturday, 17 October 2020


Police arrested a young man from Swarsati village in Golapganj upazila of Sylhet on Friday midnight for violating a girl.

The arrestee is Zabaul Islam, 31, son of Abdul Latif of the village.

Rashid Chowdhury, officer-in-charge of Golapganj Model Police Station, said Zabaul developed a relationship with the victim and used to violate her with a promise to marry her.

At one stage, the victim became pregnant but Zabaul denied to marry her.

Later, on Thursday, the victim filed a case with Golapganj Police Station against three people including Zabul.

After getting the complaint, police arrested Zabaul around 12 am on Friday from his residence, reports UNB