70-year-old woman raped in Munshiganj

The woman went outside for prayer ablutions or Wudu
A 70-year-old woman was reportedly raped when she went outside for prayer ablutions or Wudu, in Purbo Shilmondi village of Sadar upazila, Munshiganj.

The rape survivor filed a case with Sadar police station on Saturday after the incident took place on Wednesday (September 30), accusing Kadir Sheikh,38, a neighbour.

Confirming the matter, Munshiganj Sadar police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Anisur Rahman, said the elderly woman lived alone by herself.

“On Wednesday, when the elderly woman went outside to perform wudu at around 9pm, Kadir Sheikh, grabbed her from behind and took her to her room where she was raped,” said Anisur.

“We are looking to arrest culprit Kadir,” the police official added.

Tanjil Hasan

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