Another accused in MC College gang-rape case arrested

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SYLHET, Sept 29, 2020 (BSS) – Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) today arrested another accused in the case filed over the gang-rape of a woman on Friday at Murari Chand (MC) College in Sylhet.

The accused – Tarekul Islam Tarek, 28, son of Rafiqul Islam of Umednagar area of Sunamganj Sadar, a resident of Dipika residential area in Sylhet Sadar upazila.

On a tip-off, a team of RAB-9 conducted a drive in Derai upazila of Sunamganj at around 6:30pm today and arrested him, Rab-9 ASP Samiul Alam said.

With Tarek, all six named accused were arrested by the law enforcers, along with two other unnamed accused in the case.

Prime accused Saifur, Roni and Robiul, Rajon and Arjun have been placed on five-day remand over the gang rape.

Earlier, a seven-member investigation committee formed by the Education Ministry reached Sylhet at 5pm and held a meeting with the college principal and college-formed inquiry committee.