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Two more held over rape case on JU campus

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Two more suspects were arrested in connection with the rape of a woman after holding her husband captive on the Jahangirnagar University (JU) campus on February 3.

They are Mamunur Rashid alias Mamun, the main plotter of the incident, and Md. Murad, reports UNB.

Tipped off, RAB-4 conducted drives in the capital’s Farmgate and Naogaon district simultaneously and arrested Mamun and Murad respectively, said RAB Headquarters Legal and Media Wing Assistant Director ASP Al Amin.

Earlier on February 4, four people including a Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) leader were arrested over the incident.

The arrestees were identified as Mustafizur Rahman Khan, a student of the 45th batch of International Relations Department and international affairs secretary of BCL, JU unit. The other arrestees are Mostafa Monwar alias Sagar Siddique, and Hasanuzzaman, students of the International Relations department and Sabbir Hossain, a student of the Botany department, for helping the prime accused to escape.

Meanwhile, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has formed a three-member committee to review the steps taken by Jahangirnagar University (JU) over the rape incident.

UGC Chairman (Additional Charge) Professor Dr Muhammad Alamgir said the committee members will visit the university on Thursday.

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