Civic Volunteer Held for Rape in Raiganj


Raiganj: Hiralal Barman, a civic volunteer was held for rape of a housewife on Sunday in West Bengal’s Raiganj’s Santora’s area of Hematabad. He has been produced in court on Monday, police said.

According to Police sources, Hiralal Burman has been working as a civic volunteer for the past one and a half years at the Hematabad Police Station.

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A housewife has lodged an FIR against Hiralal accusing him of raping her, on 13th of this month. She complaint that she was alone with her son on the night and was raped in the absence of her husband and daughter. When her son started shouting, her brother in law came in rescue.

Local sources said Hiralal started giving threats to the accused. As her husband arrived the next day she went to Hematabad Police Station and lodged a FIR. Monojit Das, OC of Hematabad Police Station, told that they were in search of Hiralal for the past 2 days since the house wife lodged a FIR.