The High Court (HC) on Sunday asked the police to arrest the remaining accused in a schoolgirl rape case, including alleged rapist teacher Sujan Mahmud of Kaliakair in Gazipur.
An HC division bench, comprising Justice Quazi Raza-Ul Hoque and Justice ATM Saifur Rahman came up with the order as on compliance Kaliakoir thana officer-in-charge Omar Faruq produced four captured accused out of seven, in connection with the rape case. Passing the order, the HC also asked the police to ensure security to the victim and her family.
A news item, headlined 'A rape incident gets settled by shoe biting' on the criminal incident was published in a daily newspaper on February 17. The press report says: "Local influential people settled through a compromise the incident of rape of a girl, a class nine student of Daffodil Ideal High School at Bhannara, Kaliakoir, brought against its teacher Sujan." ?UNB