Gazipur city councillor arrested for forcing prostitution

News Desk
20 February 2021, Sat
Published: 02:13

Gazipur city councillor arrested for forcing prostitution

A councillor of Gazipur City Corporation Roksana Ahmed Rozi arrested in a case filed against her for forcing a teenage girl into prostitution.

Lt Commander Abdullah Al Mamun, company commander of Rab-1 Porabari camp said that the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested Roksana Ahmed Rozi, a councillor from reserved seats (Ward no. 16, 17 and 18), from Dhaka's Dakshin Khan area around 9 pm on Friday.

The girl filed the case against five people, including Rozi and caretaker of her house Nurul Haque, with Basan Police Station under Gazipur Metropolitan Police on Tuesday, according to the case.

In the case, the victim alleged that Rozi is running a beauty parlour at a shopping mall in Gazipur city's Chandana intersection.

The victim joined the parlour four months back but Rozi forces her to work as domestic help at her house in Great Wall area.

Rozi had also been forcing the girl into prostitution with the help of caretaker Nurul for the last two months, according to the case statement.