A Dhaka has fixed July 9 for framing the charges against five accused in the Banani rape case.
Dhaka’s Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal 2 Judge Md Saiful Azam fixed the date after taking the charge sheet into cognisance Monday morning.
The court also rejected the bail petitions of the accused and sent them to jail.
According to the case, Shafat, the son of Dildar Ahmed, one of the owners of Apan Jewellers, and his friend Nayeem allegedly raped the two university students while Shafat’s bodyguard held the girls at gunpoint and Shafat’s driver Billal, 26, videotaped the incident.
All the accused have been arrested.