rape incidents Bangladesh
Police have arrested a representative of a pharmaceutical company for allegedly raping a schoolgirl in Brahmanbaria on the pretext of false promise of marriage.
Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF) on Thursday urged the government to reform rape laws, enact witness protection laws, and complete investigations and trial in a timely manner.
A Sylhet tribunal on Tuesday accepted chargesheet against eight men accused of gang-raping a woman at MC College. Woman and Child Repression Prevention Tribunal Judge Mohammad Mohitul Haque Chowdhury took the chargesheet into cognisance in presence of all accused, said Public Prosecutor of the tribunal Rashida Syeda Khanam. The plaintiff did not file any objection petition against the chargesheet. On December 3, police pressed charges against eight accused in the gang rape case.
Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs on Thursday recommended the government for arrangement of adequate number of DNA labs and dope test labs for sake of disposal of rape and drugs cases.