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MC College gang-rape: Another accused Mafuzur arrested

Police have arrested another accused in the case filed over the gang-rape of a woman on Friday at Murari Chand (MC) College in Sylhet.

The arrestee is Mahfuzur Rahman Masum (25) of Gachhbari village under Kanaighat upazila in Sylhet.

Mafuzur was arrested from Haripur area of Jaintapur upazila at 11:30pm on Monday.

Md Shamsuddoha, officer-in-charge of Kanaighat Police Station, confirmed the news.

Five named accused have so far been arrested by the law enforcers in the case till now.

However, the whereabouts of Tareque — one other accused in the case — remain unknown.

Unnamed accused in the gang rape case — Rajan and Ainul Islam — have also been held by the police.

The other named accused arrested are: Saifur, Roni, Arjun, and Rabiul. Among them, Saifur, Arjun and Rabiul have been placed on 5-day remands each by a Sylhet court on Monday.

A 19-year-old married girl was raped by a group of youths at the college dormitory on Friday night.

The suspects tied up the victim’s husband and raped her in a hostel room of the college.

On information, police rescued the couple.

The victim’s husband filed a case at Shah Poran Police Station in the early hours of Saturday against nine people mentioning the names of six.