Case filed over gang rape of woman in Sylhet MC College

Sun Online Desk

26th September, 2020 11:24:59 printer

Case filed over gang rape of woman in Sylhet MC College

A case has been filed against nine people in connection with gang-rape of a woman at a hostel of Murari Chand (MC) College in Sylhet on Saturday night.

Victim’s husband filed the case with Shah Paran Police Station on Saturday morning.

Six of the accused are identified as M Saifur Rahman, Shah Mahbubur Rahman Rony, Tareq Ahmad, Arjun Laskar, Robiul Islam and Mahfujur Rahman, all of them are involved in Banglades Chhatra League.

Additional Deputy Commissioner of Sylhet Metropolitan Police (Media and Community Service) Jyotirmoy Sarkar confirmed the news on Saturday.   

Police sources said that a group of men took the woman and her husband – who were visiting the college – to the college hostel, where they tied up the husband and raped the woman.

Being informed, 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 around 12:10am.

After the incident, police conducted a drive in the hostel and seized foreign and local arms from the room of Saifur Rahman around 2am.

However, no was arrested in this connection.