MC College Rape: Two more suspects held in Habignj
Publish- September 28, 2020, 12:53 AM
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Two more suspects in the Sylhet MC College gang rape case were arrested from separate places in Habignj district on Sunday.
Police superintendent Mohmmdullh said Mahbubur Rahman Rony,28, was arrested from a house in the town while Robiul Islam from Inatganj area in Nabiganj upazila.
Main suspect Saifur Rahman, son of Tahid of Balaganj upazila and Arjun Lashkar, was arrested from Noarai Ghat in Chhatak upazila of Sunamganj, said Mizanur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Chhatak Police Station.
Arjun, listed as the number 4 accused, was arrested from Mantala bordering area in Madhabpur upazila of Habiganj around 4am, said Madhabpur police OC Golam Dastagir.
A 19-year-old girl was raped by a group of youths in the college dormitory on Friday night. The accused were said to be leaders and activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League, the ruling Awami League student front.
The suspects tied up the victim’s husband and raped her in a hostel room on Friday evening. Police rescued the couple around 10:30pm.
The victim’s husband filed a case at Shah Poran Police Station in the early hours of Saturday. MC College students erupted in protests as words about the incident got out.
Chhatra League’s Dhaka University unit staged a protest rally on the campus in the morning demanding exemplary punishment for the rape suspects.