Rape attempt on housewife in front of husband, two arrested

COOCH BEHAR
5 Jul 2018

Police have arrested two youths for allegedly molesting a housewife in front of her husband. The incident took place on June 30 at Madhusudanpur village under Sitalkuchi police station.
According to a compliant filed by the husband of the housewife the duo, Krishna Burman and Pinku Burman stole into their bed room on June 30 night after the couple returned from a marriage-reception of one of their close relatives. They allegedly tried to rape the housewife after threatening the with a  a sharp-knife.
The husband alleged that some local leaders of Trinamool Congress tried to suppress the matter as the accused duo had influences at the locality. A kangaroo-court was convened too but the matter did not resolve.
Finally the accused were arrested.
Ashok Roy, TMC leader and elected member of Coochbehar zilla parishad, however, rubbished the allegation of guarding the accused. “I personally visited the house of the housewife and spoke to her. Law will take its own course and our party will not interfere into the matter,” Roy said. He denied that the matter was discussed at kangaroo-court too. (EOIC)