Howrah: Man Arrested For Raping Woman On Pretext On Interview


Howrah: A man was arrested based on complaint filed by a woman at Howrah where she accused the man of raping her in the context of giving her a job.

The 48-year-old Avijit Bhowmick is a resident of Sakrail’s Andul area. He has been
arrested by the Howrah City Women Police Station.

According to police sources, the woman is married and also a resident of Howrah.
She used to work as a clearing agent of a private agency for the past seven months.
Avijit also used to work in the same place.

According to the woman, Avijit promised her a well-to-do job which will give her a
good salary. He took the woman’s bio-data too and was called for an interview in
Behala. She alleged that there she was raped in the name of the interview.

After coming to know of this incident, the woman’s family filed a written complaint
at the Women police station. Based on this information, the police arrested Avijit.
The police have started an investigation too.