MC College gang rape
HC orders judicial probe into inaction of authorities
Published : Tuesday, 29 September, 2020 at 3:58 PM Count : 364
The High Court on Tuesday ordered a judicial probe into the inaction of the local administration and Sylhet MC College authorities over the gang rape of a young woman on the college campus.
An HC bench of Justice M Mujibur Rahman Miah and Justice M Mohiuddin Shamim passed the order after hearing a writ petition.
Earlier in the day, lawyer Hafiz Mohammad Misbah Uddin filed the petition challenging the inaction of local administration and Sylhet MC College authorities over the gang rape of a young woman on the college campus.
Meanwhile, the Education Ministry has formed a three-member committee to investigate the incident.
On September 25, a young woman was gang raped allegedly by several BCL activists at MC College while visiting there with her husband.
The BCL men forcibly took the couple to the college hostel at Tilagarh area at about 8:30pm, tying the husband and raped the wife.