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A union parishad member of Tanoreupazila in Rajshahi was sent to jail for torturing his wife mentally and physically.

The accused is Hasan Ali, 51, an UP member of ward no 8 of Chanduria union in the upazila.

According to the officer-in-charge (OC) of Tanore police station Rezaul Islam, police arrested Hasan from his residence at Aktarpur village of the union parishadon Sunday night as his wife lodged a written complaint under the prevention of women and children repression act with the police station.

Arrest warrant was issued against Hasan.Following the warrant, he was sent to jail on Monday morning, the OC Rezaulsaid.

RU Correspondent