Rape on birthday again at Dhaka's Banani

Rape on birthday again at Dhaka’s Banani


Dhaka, 05 Feb – The Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Court of Dhaka fixed February 7 for hearing on whether the two youngmen, who have been accused of raping a young woman will be placed on remand or not.Magistrate Mohammad Ahsan Habib of the CMM Court passed the order as the case docket was not placed before him on Monday and asked the prosecution to send the accused to the jail. Earlier, investigation officer of the case and also Police Inspector (Investigation) of Bonani Police Station, Mohammad Borhan Uddin produced two accused before the court seeking five days’ remand for each accused of the case. However, the defence lawyer sought cancellation of the remand petition and bail of the accused.
The complainant of the case mentioned in her petition that she was acquainted with Ragib Ahmed, 28, many days back through mobile telephone. Later, he invited the complainant to his so called birthday function at Star Guest House on Saturday night.
Later, the young girl went there at about 8.30 pm, when Ragib’s friend Md Rubel Hossain alias Joy was present there. Joy is a son of Amir Hossain alias Ajmir Doctor of village Char Dicri under the Muladi Upazila of Barisan while Ragib is a son of Anwar Hossain of village Darirampur under Shahjadpur Upazila of Sirajganj district.
Later, the accused kept the girl in the guest house whole night by force and both of them raped her. As soon as the accused released the girl from their custody, she went to the police station and filed the case on Sunday night. The accused were immediately arrested.
In similar circumstancestwo university students were raped on March 28, last year, at the Rain Tree Hotel of Banani and the case about that incident was filed against five persons including Shafat Ahmed, a son Apan Jewellers’ owner Dilder Ahmed with Banani Police Station on May 5, last year. A similar case was filed against Bahauddin Evan with also Banani Police Station on July 5 of the same year for raping a girl at his house on his fake birthday. All the accused have been taken into custody and their trial are now in progress. – Special Correspondent


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