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Pahela Baishakh harassment reinquiry report deferred


Dhaka – A Dhaka court on Thursday deferred submission of the re-investigation report in a case filed in connection with sexual harassment of several women during Pahela Baishakh celebrations, October 17.Magistrate Debabrata Biswas passed the order as the necessary report was not submitted to the court on Thursday on behalf of the Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI). Earlier, on August 28, Thursday was fixed for submission of the report on further investigation.
On September 22, the court deferred the date for the 7 th time.
On April 14, 2015, a group of youths allegedly assaulted and sexually harassed several women at Suhrawardy Udyan gate near Dhaka University’s TSC during Pahela Baishakh celebrations. The following day, SI Abul Kalam Azad of Shahbagh Police Station filed the case with the police station.
Meanwhile, on February 23, Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-3 of Dhaka passed the order for re-investigation into the incident. – Special Correspondent


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