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2 Manikganj cops placed on 6-day remand over rape case

  • Published at 11:48 am February 12th, 2019
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Sub-Inspector (SI) Sekandar Hossain and Assistant Sub-Inspector Mazharul Islam Dhaka Tribune

The two were arrested around 2am on Tuesday after the victim filed a case on Monday night

A court in Manikganj has placed two officers of Saturia police station on remand for six days in connection with the gang rape of a woman.

Manikganj Judicial Magistrate Court-7 Judge Mohammad Golam Sarwar passed the order on Tuesday.

Saturia police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Abul Kalam Azad, also the investigation officer of the case, produced Sub-Inspector (SI) Sekandar Hossain and Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Mazharul Islam before the court with a plea for 10 days’ remand.

Sekandar and Mazharul were arrested around 2am on Tuesday after the victim filed a case against them on Monday night, said District Police Superintendent Rifat Rahman Shamim.

They were withdrawn from their duty station the previous day.


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An investigation committee, comprising of Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Hafizur Rahman and Senior Assistant Superintendent of District Special Branch Hamidur Rahman Siddique, investigated the alleged rape after the victim filed a written complaint on Sunday.

ASP Hafizur said a case was filed after evidence was found against the two officials.

The victim's medical test was done at Manikganj General Hospital on Monday morning.

According to the case statement, Sekandar took the victim to a bungalow nearby when she came to the upazila headquarters with another woman on Thursday afternoon.

He kept her confined in a room and forced her to take yaba pills.

Later, Sekandar and Mazharul raped her in turns and released her on Friday morning. They threatened to kill her if she disclosed the matter.