A housewife was gang-raped by some people at Mirzapur in Jhikargachcha Upazila of Jashore.
Police on Thursday arrested a man for allegedly gang-raping a housewife with his accomplices.
The arrestee was identified as Rufi Mia alias Suvo (26) the main accused in the gang-rape case.
The victim’s husband said to media that Suvo called his wife to meet him at a nearby road in the pretext of an important discussion on Wednesday night.
Suvo and his friends picked up the victim when she reached the road and took her to a field where they gang-raped her, he said.
Officer-in-Charge of Jhikargachha Police Station Abdur Razzak said that the victim’s husband filed a case in this regard.
On the other hand, It was the first instance of the death penalty being carried in a rape case after it came into effect on Tuesday.
A court has sentenced five people to death under the amended law after it found them guilty of gang-raping a madrasa girl in Bhuapur Upazila in Tangail.