Noakhali woman assault: Accused UP member gets bail
Published : Sunday, 3 January, 2021 at 3:20 PM Count : 284
The High Court on Sunday granted bail to accused union parishad member Sohag Member in a case filed over rape and assault of woman at Begumganj in Noakhali district.
The HC bench of Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice Md Mostafizur Rahman passed the order.
Lawyer Md Oziullah stood for the petitioner while deputy attorney general Sarwar Hossain represented the state.
On December 15, chargesheet of the case was submitted against 14 people including prime accused Delwar Hossain by Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI).
Of the 14 accused, four are still absconding.
Miscreants assaulted the housewife after stripping her off in her house at Ekhlaspur under Begumganj upazila in Noakhali district on September 2.
They also filmed the act in a mobile phone and circulated it on the social media that sparked national outcry.
The victim filed two cases 33 days after the incident accusing nine people on October 4.
One case was filed under the Women and Children Repression Prevention Act and the other under the Pornography Control Act.