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Woman violated by brother-in-law


Published : 26 Sep 2020 09:57 PM

An elder brother raped the wife of his younger brother in Churamankathi village of Jashore Sadar upazila on Friday night. The victim housewife filed a rape case against her brother-in-law Babul Hossain on the same night. 

The accused was identified as Babul Hossain 40, son of Moshiar Hossain of Pultadanga village.

Police and the victim said that her husband Bipul Hossain recently got married for the second time and lived elsewhere. Earlier his younger brother Babul Hossain offered her sex proposal. She did not agree but reported the matter to her husband.

 On Friday night she went to Babul's room to give him food. No one was at home at that time. On that occasion, the brother-in-law forcibly raped her in his room and threatened her not to tell anyone about the matter. She later reported the matter to her husband Bipul.

 However, she filed a case at Jashore Kotwali police station with the help of his cousin at the same night. Jashore Kotwali Police Station Inspector (Operations) Sheikh Abu Hena said the younger brother's wife filed a case against Babul alleging that he raped her. An operation is underway to arrest the rapist.