Actress accuses cricketer Rubel of rape

A 19-year old actress has filed a case against Bangladesh national team cricketer Rubel Hossain, with Mirpur police on Saturday, accusing him of having raped her. The victim is reportedly a former lover of Rubel, confirmed Salauddin Khan, officer-in-charge of Mirpur police station. In the first information report, the victim alleged Rubel had promised to marry her and on that ground become physically intimate with her. She failed to mention Rubel’s address in the FIR, but claimed she would be able to identify it if taken to Mirpur Commerce College. She alleged that Rubel had promised to marry but later became emotionally and physically intimate with other women.

When she protested at his disloyalty and pressed him to marry her, Rubel stopped communicating with her. When approached by New Age over telephone, the victim asked to be called an hour later as she was ‘out of home’, but did not response the call anymore. New Age could not reach   cricketer Rubel Hossain for his comments with the connection. The investigation officer of the case, sub-inspector Masud Parvez, said they would investigate the allegation and if found guilty, Rubel would be arrested. Rubel has so far played 22 Tests to bag 32 wickets. The fast bowler also bagged 69 wickets in 53 one-day international matches. He was part of Bangladesh Team in the recent series win against Zimbabwe.

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