Robbery, rape on moving bus: 6 placed on 3-day remand...

Robbery, rape on moving bus: 6 placed on 3-day remand

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 07:23 PM, 9 August 2022   Updated: 07:25 PM, 9 August 2022

Robbery, rape on moving bus: 6 placed on 3-day remand- Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Robbery, rape on moving bus: 6 placed on 3-day remand- Photo: Daily Bangladesh

A local court today placed six of the ten accused on a three-day remand each in connection with the robbery and gang rape on a moving bus of Eagle Express in Tangail. The rest will give a statement in the court under section 164.

Tangail district senior Judicial Magistrate Farzana Hasnat handed down the verdict after the accused were produced before the court with a 7-day remand prayer for each by the investigation officer of the case, Helal Uddin.

According to court sources, police brought six of the ten accused to the court on Tuesday afternoon. 

Earlier on Sunday night, the members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) conducted drives in Dhaka, Gazipur and Sirajganj and arrested them.

The arrestees are Ratan Hossain, 21, Md Alauddin, 24, Sohag Mondol, 20, Khandakar Md Hasmat Ali alias Dipu, 23, Md Babu Hossain alias Julhas, 21, Md Jibon, 21, Md Abdul Mannan, 22, Md Nayeem Sarkar, 19, Russell Talukdar, 32, and Md Aslam Talukdar alias Raihan.

On the night of August 2, a group of robbers boarded a Chattogram-bound bus of Eagle Express masquerading as passengers and soon took control of the vehicle.

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