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MC college gang rape: 2 accused put on 5-day remand

Senior Correspondent |
Update: 2020-09-28 13:26:56
MC college gang rape: 2 accused put on 5-day remand

A Sylhet court on Monday placed two accused- Saifur Rahman and Arjun Laskar- on five-day remand each in a case filed over the gang rape of a woman in a dormitory of Sylhet Murari Chand (MC) College on Friday night.

Sylhet Metropoltan Magistrate Saifur Rahman passed the order after the investigation officer of the case produced them before court with a seven-day remand plea.

Sylhet Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner (prosecution) Amulya Kumar Chowdhury confirmed the matter to Banglanews.

A total of four named accused in the case have been arrested so far. 

Earlier on Sunday morning, police arrested the prime accused Saifur Rahman and Arjun Laskar from different places of Sunamganj and Habiganj districts.

Later on Sunday night, police and RAB in separate drives arrested two other accused- Rabiul Islam and Shah Mahbubur Rahman alias Rony. 

What happened at MC College on Friday night?

A newly-married woman was raped allegedly by a group of Chhatra League activists in a dormitory of Sylhet MC College on Friday night.

The incident took place after the couple went to visit the college on Friday. At that time, four to five youths took them inside the dormitory forcibly.

As the husband protested the matter, they beat up him and then, they took the couple to the college hostel at about 8:00pm. There they tied up his husband in a room of the hostel and raped the woman, said Shah Paran Police Station officer-in-charge (OC) Abdul Kayum Chowdhury.

On information, Police rescued the couple from the dormitory around 10:30 pm and admitted the woman to the One-Stop Crisis Centre at Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College and Hospital, he added.

Later, the victim’s husband filed a case with Shah Poran Police Station early Saturday against six named accused and three unnamed accused.

The accused are Saifur Rahman, Shah Mahbubur Rahman Roni, Arjun Lasker, Mahfuzur Rahman Masum, Tarek Ahmed and Rabiul Islam.

Among the suspects whose names were mentioned in the case, Saifur, Mahbubur, Arjun and Mahfuzur are students of MC College while Tarek and Rabiul are outsiders.

BDST: 1320 HRS, SEP 28, 2020

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