Noakhali woman assault: Charges framed against Delwar, Kalam
A Noakhali court has framed charges against two accused including the main one in a case filed over the assault a woman after stripping her naked in Begumganj upazila.
Noakhali Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-1 Judge Joynal Abedin framed charges against Delwar Bahini chief Delwar Hossain Delu, the main accused in the case, and his associate Abul Kalam on Wednesday.
Public prosecutor Mamunur Rashid Lavlu read out the charges in presence of the accused.
The accused pleaded them not guilty. No lawyer stood for the accused in the courtroom.
The PP confirmed the matter.
Miscreants assaulted a woman after stripping her naked in her house at Ekhlaspur under Begumganj upazila of Noakhali district on September 2, 2020.
They also filmed the act in a mobile phone and circulated on the social media that sparked national outcry.
Later, the victim filed two cases 33 days after the incident accusing nine people.
One case was filed under the Women and Children Repression Prevention Act and the other under the Pornography Control Act.