Man held for 'rape of young woman' in Sylhet
Published : Wednesday, 17 November, 2021 at 12:54 PM Count : 953
Police have detained a man for allegedly raping a young woman at Kotwali Police Station area in Sylhet city after receiving a phone call through national emergency helpline 999.
Detained Jahangir Ahmed, 36, is a resident of Khalpar area under Jalalabad Police Station in the city.
A press release, sent by 999 media cell, said female friend of the woman made a call to the emergency helpline service on Tuesday afternoon and informed that the man were raping the woman confining her in a hotel room in Hasan Market area.
However, the national emergency helpline 999 contacted Kotwali Police Station and sought an intervention in this regard.
Being informed, a team from the police station went there, rescued the victim and detained the man.
Confirming the matter, the police sub-inspector Shidul Das said a case was lodged in this connection.