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Probe committee formed over woman's claim of being gang-raped by 5 policemen

  • Published at 11:56 am August 5th, 2019

The accused have denied the allegation

Khulna police has formed athree-member committee to investigate a woman’s gang-rape allegedly by five members of police, including the OC of Khulna Government Railway police station. 

The committee was formed onthe instructions from Mohammad Nazrul, superintendent of Paksi Railway Police.

The woman, a mother of three, was taken to court yesterday after her medical tests were done.  

Dr Anjan Kumar Chakraborty of Khulna Residential Medical College said: “Nothing can be said until and unless the report comes in.”

The victim's brother-in-law said shehad been apprehended by OC Osman Gani around 7pm on August 2, from the Khulna railway station.

On August 3, the police presented her before court over a drug case, with five bottles of phensedyl.

The woman accused Osman Gani, along with four other members of police, of gang-raping her.

To verify her statement, the judicial magistrate of the court ordered a medical check-up at the Khulna Medical College Hospital (KMCH) yesterday morning.

The case accused OC Osman of bribing the woman's family with a hefty amount of money to cover up his alleged crime.

When contacted, OC Osman denied the allegation, saying: "The woman made the story up to avoid the drug case."