Meeting over sexual assault foiled, accused held after 999 call
Published : Thursday, 25 November, 2021 at 5:02 PM Count : 383
At 4.30pm on Wednesday, police receive a phone call and it was an appeal to stop an arbitrary meeting. A sixth grader of a school became the victim of sexual harassment and the meeting was called to settle the incident in a mutually.
However, one person made a phone call through national emergency hotline 999 to stop the meeting immediately as he feared about victim’s depriving of justice.
The victim was sexually harassed by one Siraj Uddin at noon in Sadar upazila of Kushtia, said a press release.
After the incident, locals sit in an arbitrary meeting with the families of the victim and accused to solve the incident.
A complainant then made a phone call through the emergency number 999 and asked police to take legal steps in this regard.
Being informed, a team of police rushed to the spot and arrested the accused from Baradi Kanabeel area, said Kushtia Sadar assistant sub-inspector Shankar.
A case has been filed with the police station in this regard.