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Case filed against BCL leader for threatening to rape doctor

  • Published at 02:19 pm May 14th, 2019
Intern doctors protest questioning the security of the workplace as Chhatra League leader threatens to rape female doctor in Sylhet Women's Medical College and Hospital on Thursday, May 9, 2019 Dhaka Tribune

He is also accused of threatening to murder the female intern doctor 

A case has been filed against a Chhatra League leader for allegedly threatening to rape and murder an intern physician of Sylhet Women's Medical College Hospital (SWMC).

Ferdous Hasan, director of SWMC, filed the case with Kotwali police on Monday night, reports UNB.

In the case, Ferdous accused Sarwar Hossain Chowdhury, vice president of Chhatra League’s Dakhshin Surma upazila unit, and several other unnamed people. 

Md Selim Mia, officer-in-charge of Kotwali police station, confirmed the matter.

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Previously, on May 11, SWMC Registrar Ishfaq Zaman filed a general diary with the police station regarding the matter. 

Sarwar threatened to rape and murder intern female doctor Nazifa Anjum Nishat.

A video of the incident went viral on social media, triggering interns to protest at the hospital and elsewhere in Sylhet.