Two more accused have been arrested in a case filed over the gang rape of a woman in a dormitory of Sylhet Murari Chand (MC) College on Friday night.
Detective Branch (DB) of Sylhet police in a drive arrested accused No 5 Rabiul Islam from Inatganj area under Nabiganj upazila of Habiganj around 9:30 pm on Sunday.
Meanwhile, a team of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) also arrested another accused Shah Mahbubur Rahman alias Rony around 8:00 pm yesterday.
Habiganj Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Md Anwar Hossain confirmed the information to Banglanews.
Earlier on Sunday morning, police arrested the prime accused Saifur Rahman and Arjun Laskar from different places of Sunamganj and Habiganj districts.
With this, a total of four named accused have been arrested in the case.
A newly-married woman was raped allegedly by a group of Chhatra League activists in a dormitory of Sylhet MC College on Friday night.
The incident took place after the couple went to visit the college on Friday. At that time, four to five youths took them inside the dormitory forcibly.
As the husband protested the matter, they beat up him and then, they took the couple to the college hostel at about 8:00pm. There they tied up his husband in a room of the hostel and raped the woman, said Shah Paran Police Station officer-in-charge (OC) Abdul Kayum Chowdhury.
On information, Police rescued the couple from the dormitory around 10:30 pm and admitted the woman to the One-Stop Crisis Centre at Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College and Hospital, he added.
Later, the victim’s husband filed a case with Shah Poran Police Station early Saturday against six named accused and three unnamed accused.
The accused are Saifur Rahman, Shah Mahbubur Rahman Roni, Arjun Lasker, Mahfuzur Rahman Masum, Tarek Ahmed and Rabiul Islam.
Among the suspects whose names were mentioned in the case, Saifur, Mahbubur, Arjun and Mahfuzur are students of MC College while Tarek and Rabiul are outsiders.
BDST: 1239 HRS, SEP 28, 2020