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MC College Gang Rape: Accused Robiul remanded

  • Published at 05:35 pm September 28th, 2020
Suspects Robiul Islam take detectives
Detectives take in Robiul Islam, one of the suspects in the MC College gang rape in Sylhet, after he was placed on remand on Monday, September 28, 2020 Dhaka Tribune

Earlier, the same court granted remand for five days for key accused M Saifur Rahman and another suspect Arjun Laskar

A Sylhet court has placed another accused, Robiul Islam, on remand in a case filed for gang-raping a woman on the hostel premises of Murari Chand (MC) College.

The court of Metropolitan Magistrate Saifur Rahman granted five-day remand on Monday after police sought seven days for questioning.

Assistant Police Commissioner Amulla Kumar Chowdhury confirmed the matter to Dhaka Tribune.

Earlier, the same court granted remand for five days for key accused M Saifur Rahman and another suspect Arjun Laskar in the gang rape case.

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On Sunday night, law enforcement officials arrested two more in the case filed over the gang rape.

The arrestees, Shah Mahbubur Rahman Rony and Robiul Islam, were among the accused in the case filed by the victim’s husband with Shah Paran police station on Saturday.

The Detective Branch (DB) of police arrested Rony from the Quresh Nagar area of Habiganj, said Anwar Hossain, additional superintendent of police in Habiganj.

Robiul was captured by a team of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) 9 from the Habiganj’s Nabiganj area around 8:30pm Sunday.

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Key accused Saifur was apprehended from the bordering Chhatak in the northeastern district of Sunamganj early on Sunday while Arjun — named as the fourth accused in the case — was detained from a bordering village in Habignaj's Madhabpur upazila on the same day.

Law enforcement officials until now arrested five suspects of the gang rape.

A woman was raped allegedly by Chhatra League men on the premises of the hostel of Sylhet's MC College when she was visiting with her husband on Friday night.

Sources said a group of Chhatra League men confined the woman's husband in a room and took the woman to a car, where she was gang-raped.

The survivor's husband filed a case with Shah Paran police station in connection with the incident. He filed the case against seven or eight people, naming six.