Gang rape in MC College: Saifur, Arjun put on 5-day remand...

Dhaka, Wednesday   28 October 2020

Gang rape in MC College: Saifur, Arjun put on 5-day remand

 Sylhet Correspondent

 Published: 01:29 PM, 28 September 2020   Updated: 03:40 PM, 28 September 2020

Arrested Saifur Rahman and Arjun Laskar

Arrested Saifur Rahman and Arjun Laskar

A court in Sylhet on Monday has remanded Saifur Rahman and Arjun Laskar, the main accused in the case of gang-raping a housewife after tying up her husband at the dormitory of Murari Chand (MC) College in Sylhet, for five days.

Judge Saifur Rahman of Sylhet Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court-2 granted their remand. 

Sylhet Metropolitan Police AC (Prosecution) Amulya Bhushan Chowdhury confirmed the matter. Earlier, Saifur and Arjun were taken to court around 12:00 pm amid tight security.

Police arrested Saifur Rahman from Kheyaghat in Chhatak upazila of Sunamganj and Arjun Laskar from Durlavpur village in Madhabpur of Habiganj on Sunday morning. 

Later, Shah Md. Mahbubur Rahman Rony, Rabiul Islam, Rajan Ahmed, and Ainul – accused in the same case – were arrested on Sunday night.

Earlier on Friday evening, a couple from Shibbari area of South Surma visited the MC College campus. At that time, Saifur and his associates — Rabiul, Tarek, Rony, Saifur, Mahfuj, and Arjun — took the woman and her husband to the nearby college hostel, where they tied up the husband and raped the woman. On information, police rescued the rape victim and her husband and sent the victim to the One-stop Crisis Centre at Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital.

The victim’s husband filed a case with the city’s Shahparan police station. Six persons and three unidentified persons have been accused in the case.

Besides, the police raided the dormitory room of the main accused Saifur Rahman and recovered domestic and foreign weapons. Another case was filed against him in this incident.