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Rape at MC College: RAB arrests another accused

| Updated: September 28, 2020 13:01:53

Rajon(File Photo) Rajon(File Photo)

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested another accused from Fenchuganj upazila of Sylhet district early Monday in a case filed over Friday’s gang-rape at MC College.

With the latest arrest, the number of arrestees in the case rose to five, police said.

The RAB team arrested the accused, Rajon, after conducting a raid on his relative's house in Kochua Noyatila area of the upazila around 1:00 am, according to a source at RAB-9.

They also arrested his associate, Ainul, for assisting him to go into hiding, reports UNB.

Earlier, a team of detective branch of police arrested another accused Robiul Islam from Nabiganj upazila around 10:00 pm on Sunday, said Anwar Hossain, additional superintendent of Habiganj police.

Meanwhile, another RAB team arrested accused Shah Mahbubur Rahman Roni from Habiganj sadar around 9:00 pm, said ASP Obain, media officer of RAB-9.

Main suspect Saifur Rahman, son of Tauhid 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 four accused, was arrested from Mantala bordering area in Madhabpur upazila of Habiganj, said Madhabpur police OC Golam Dastagir.

A 19-year-old married girl was raped by a group of youths at the college dormitory on Friday night.

The suspects tied up the victim’s husband and raped her in a hostel room of the college.

On information, police rescued the couple.

The victim’s husband filed a case at Shah Poran Police Station in the early hours of Saturday against nine people mentioning the names of six.

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