University student gang-raped: 6 arrested, names revealed...

University student gang-raped: 6 arrested, names revealed

 Gopalganj Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 01:50 PM, 26 February 2022   Updated: 01:52 PM, 26 February 2022

RAB arrested six people involved in the gang-rape of a university student in Gopalganj; Photo taken from video

RAB arrested six people involved in the gang-rape of a university student in Gopalganj; Photo taken from video

The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested six people involved in the gang-rape of a university student in Gopalganj. 

They were arrested on Friday, February 25 in a special operation in different areas of Gopalganj.

The arrestees were identified as – Rakib Mia, 22, Pias Fakir, 26, Pradeep Bishwas, 24, Md. Nahid Raihan, 24, Md. Helal, 24, and Turjo Mohonto, 26.

Commander Khandaker Al Moin, Director of Law and Media Branch of RAB, confirmed the information.

He said the details would be announced at a press conference on Saturday afternoon. 

Noted that the miscreants gang-raped a university student on February 23 at 9:25 pm. Demanding justice for the incident, the students of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman University of Science and Technology (BSMRSTU) first blocked the Golapganj Sadar Police Station and later the highway. 

After the locals attacked the protesting students and injured the teachers including the BSMRSTU Vice Chancellor, they took position on the campus from the morning for the second day.

There is a continuous movement demanding the arrest and punishment of those involved in this incident. The protesters also announced a third day’s program at 11 pm on Friday. There will be a program on Saturday (February 26) afternoon at the initiative of female students of BSMRSTU university.

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