Friday, 23 Oct, 2020


Sylhet MC College rape: Another accused held 

Senior correspondent  |
Update: 2020-09-27 13:49:05
Sylhet MC College rape: Another accused held  Arjun Laskar

Police have arrested another accused in a case filed over gang raping a woman in a dormitory of Sylhet Murari Chand (MC) College on Friday night.

Accused Arjun Laskar, son of Kanu Laskar from Atgram village in Zakiganj upazila of Sulhet, was arrested by a team of Detective Branch of Police from Mantola area in Madhabpur upazila of Habiganj on Sunday morning.

Habiganj Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Anwar Hossain confirmed the matter to Banglanews at noon.  

Earlier on Sunday morning, police also arrested Chhatra League leader Saifur Rahman who is the prime accused in the case.

Law enforcers arrested him from Chatak upazila of Sunamganj.

Shahporan police station OC (officer-in-charge) Kaiyum Chowdhury said Saifur is being taken to Sylhet.

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: 1350 HRS, SEP 27, 2020

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