MC College rape victim gives statement to court
The housewife who was gangraped at Murari Chand College hostel in Sylhet city on Friday night gave her statement to a court.
Sharmin Khanam Nila, judge of the Sylhet Metropolitan Judicial Magistrate Court (3rd), recorded her statement early Sunday afternoon.
Earlier, Shah Poran Police Station's officer-in-charge (OC) Indranil Bhattachary, also the investigation officer of the case, took the housewife to court at about 1:30pm from the one-stop crisis centre at MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital.
A group of youths tied the victim's husband and raped the woman at the college hostel on Friday night. Police rescued them around 10:30pm.
The accused were said to be activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League, the student wing of ruling Awami League.
The victim's husband filed a case at Shah Poran Police Station in the early hours of Saturday.
Meanwhile, two accused, including prime suspect Saifur Rahman, have been arrested in connection with the case on Friday morning.
Saifur Rahman was arrested from Chhatak in Sunamganj district and accused No. 4 Arjun Laskar was arrested from Madhabpur in Habiganj district early Sunday morning. Police said the accused were trying to escape to India through border areas separately.