A rice trader and his employee have been accused of raping a housewife while she was drinking a soft drink mixed with sleeping pills in Panchbibi Upazila of Joypurhat. Police arrested the two accused on the same night after the housewife’s husband filed a case at Panchbibi police station on Tuesday evening. They are Subarul Islam of Panchbibi Upazila and Rubel Hossain of the same area.
According to the statement, the housewife’s husband and mother-in-law went to Joypurhat District Modern Hospital for treatment on Sunday afternoon. On this occasion, Subarul, a well-known rice trader, went to the house and started talking with the housewife. At one point, the employee told Rubel to drink something cold in the scorching heat and took him home with a soft drink mixed with sleeping pills. After drinking that soft drink, the housewife lost consciousness. She was later raped by two accused.
The statement further said that after the treatment, the housewife’s husband and family members can find out about the incident of rape. Later they admitted the housewife to Joypurhat District Modern Hospital. The housewife’s husband filed a case against Subarul and Rubel on Tuesday evening.
Officer-in-charge (OC) of Panchbibi Police Station Palash Chandra Dev said the two accused were sent to jail through the court on Wednesday afternoon