Another accused gets bail in Banani rape case

Published: March 15, 2018 20:00:23 | Updated: March 16, 2018 14:19:25

A court on Wednesday granted bail to one of the accused in a case filed over raping two private university girls at Banani on March 28 in 2017.

The accused is Billal Hossain, car driver of Safat Ahmed, also an accused in the case.

Dhaka Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-2 Judge Shafiul Azam passed the order, reports UNB.

Earlier in January, another accused in the case Rahamat Ali, security guard of Safat Ahmed, also secured bail from the High Court.

Three other accused- Shafat Ahmed and his cohorts Nayem Ashraf, Sadman Sakif are now in jail.

The court set March 27 to record testimonies of the witnesses of the case.

The two university girls were raped at Raintree Dhaka hotel in Banani of the capital on March 28 last.

Later, one of the rape victims filed a case with Banani Police Station on May 6 accusing the five people.

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