Abdur Rahim and Rahmat Ullah, two accused in the incident of assaulting a woman after stripping off her in Noakhali, are at Begumganj police station on Monday
Abdur Rahim and Rahmat Ullah, two accused in the incident of assaulting a woman after stripping off her in Noakhali, are at Begumganj police station on MondayPhoto: Prothom Alo

Detective Branch (DB) of police detained another suspect from Eklashpur area on Wednesday night in connection with the molestation of a housewife in Begumganj upazila of Noakhali.

Mainuddin Sahed, 51, has been arrested in a drive following the information provided by the accused in police custody and evidence found during the investigation.

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District superintendent of police (SP) Alamgir Hossain has confirmed this to the media. The detained suspect may be produced before the court today, Thursday.

According to the SP, 10 accused has been detained for molesting the woman and recording the vide of torturing and spreading over the social media. Five of them were named in the case. Remaining five were detained following the information found during the investigation.

The victim was allegedly stripped and molested by some local miscreants at Ward No. 9 of Eklashpur union of the upazila last month, but the incident came to light after a video of the incident went viral on the internet.

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Officer-in-charge of Begumganj police station said, one of main accused Abul Kalam was arrested from Daudkandi area of Cumilla on Wednesday evening and was handed to Begumganj police station.

Police would produce him before the court on Thursday and seek remand, he added.