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Dhaka, Wednesday   23 October 2019

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Sexual Harassment in Turag Bus: 3 on remand

 Staff Correspondent Daily-Bangladesh

 Published: 07:09 PM, 24 April 2018  

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A court here has granted a three days remand of three bus workers arrested for trying to Sexual harassment of Uttara University student. 

Metropolitan Magistrate Golam Nabi passed the order after Gulshan Police Station requested to ask for remand against three convicted.

The three convicted are the bus driver Roman, bus supervisor Monir, Helper Nayan. All of them are workers of Turag Paribahan. 

Gulshan Police Station sub-inspector (SI) Taposh Kumar Ojha presented the petition to the court for seven-day remand. It is said in the petition that the bus Helper Nayan and driver Roman used slang language as well as sexually harassing the university student. 

Taposh Kumar also said they were arrested for collecting CC footage. It is important to interrogate them to reveal the mystery of the incident. But Roman and Nayon said they were not involved in such incidents.

Iqbal Hossain and Hatem Ali of the convicted lawyers have called this case as a false case.

Roman, Monir and Nayon were arrested from Sayedabad in the capital on Monday afternoon.

The student of Uttara University alleged that the driver of Turag Paribahan and his assistant tried to sexually harass her and she came out of their grip on the tactics. 

The victim`s husband filed a case with Gulshan Police Station on Sunday afternoon. 

After the incident was reported to the students, the students protested against the sexual harassment of a university student to the streets and show demo against the authorities of Turag Paribahan. At that time, they took the keys of the buses and stopped the bus movement of Turag Paribahan.

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