8 indicted over MC College gang rape


SYLHET, Dec 3, 2020 (BSS) –The final charge sheet has been placed before the court today implicating eight persons over the gang rape of a newlywed woman inside Murari Chand (MC) College hostel.

The charge sheet was placed before the court of Sylhet Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Mohammad Abul Kashem at 11am today by Indranil Bhattacharya, Officer-in Chrage (Investigation) of Shahparan Police Station.

Additional Deputy Commissioner (Media) of Sylhet Metropolitan Police BM Ashraf Ullah Taher told BSS that, charge sheets have been placed against eight people, including Saifur, the principal accused in the case.

Of the eight accused arrested in the case, six were charged with direct rape and two other were charged as colluders .

Earlier, DNA samples of eight arrested in the case were collected on October 1 and October 3, at MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital, Sylhet and tested at a specialized CID lab in Dhaka.

From there the sample test report first reached the court. Later on October 29, the DNA report of the eight accused was sent to the investigation officer.

DNA test found involvement of six people.

Sylhet Metropolitan Police Commissioner Nisharul Arif said the police submitted the final charge sheet of the case to the court after analyzing the evidence of the scene, confessional statements of other witnesses and accused including plaintiff and victim and DNA report.

The Sylhet Metropolitan Police today made the this disclosure at a press conference.

SMP Additional Deputy Commissioner (Media) Ashraf Ullah Taher, Shahparan Police Station OC Abdul Qayyum Chowdhury and other senior police officials were present.

A woman was gang-raped in Sylhet MC College hostel area on September 25.

The victim’s husband filed a case on Saturday (September 26) against nine people with Shah Poran police station in this connection.