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Bus driver, helper on remand for attempted gang rape in Manikganj

  • Published at 08:55 pm June 16th, 2019
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Police escort accused bus driver and helper from a Manikganj court on Sunday, June 16, 2019 Dhaka Tribune

The accused, bus-driver Nayed Ali and helper Sohag, attempted to rape the woman in a Shawpno Transport bus on Friday

A Manikganj court has placed two men on a three-day remand in connection with an attempted gang rape in Ghior, Manikganj.

Manikganj judicial magistrate court-8 judge, Begum Roushan Jahan, gave the order on Sunday.

The accused, bus-driver Nayed Ali and helper Sohag, attempted to rape the woman in a Shawpno Transport bus on Friday.

According to the case statement, the bus was leaving Manikganj for Ghior. The accused two intentionally dropped-off other passengers to rape the woman around the Poila area of Ghior upazila. Once the bus was empty, the two reported rapists took  tried to force themselves on her. The woman jumped from the bus to save herself. Locals rescued her from the road and a case was filed.

Police conducted a drive in the area and arrested the two accused. The court placed a three-day remand and asked the police to investigate the incident with the utmost priority.