Publish: 12 Jan 2021, 01:36 pm
A Sylhet court has accepted the charge sheet submitted against eight persons which include Chhatra League leader Saifur in a case filed over the gang-rape incident at MC College.
Judge of Sylhet Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal Md Mohitul Islam passed the order accepting the charge sheet on Tuesday morning, reports media.
Investigation Officer (IO) of Sylhet's Murari Chand College rape case submitted the charge sheet against eight persons.
The eight accused were produced before the court and are BCL leader Saifur Rahman, Shah Mahbubur Rahman Rani, a student of the English Department, Mahfujur Rahman Masum, Arjun Laskar, Rabiul Islam, Tareq, Rajon and Aynul.
On September 25, a group of youths raped a woman at the MC College Hostel after taking the victim and her husband, whom they had tied up, forcibly.
The victim's husband filed a case with Shah Poran Police Station on the same night, mentioning the names of six people and three unnamed men.
Eight persons, including all six accused named in the case, have been arrested in connection with the incident.