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MC College gang rape: 3 accused produced before court after remand

Three accused in the sensational rape incident at Sylhet MC College hostel have been produced before court after completion of a five-day remand.

Police took them to Sylhet Metropolitan Magistrate Court on Friday afternoon.

The accused are Saifur Rahman, the prime accused, Arjun Lashkar and Robiul Islam.

ssistant Commissioner (Prosecution) Amulya Bhushan Chowdhury of Sylhet Metropolitan Police confirmed the matter to media.

They were placed on the five-day remand on Monday.

Police said they would be issue statements under section 164.

Three other accused – Mahbubur Rahman Rony, Rajon and Ainuddin – were put on five-day remand each in the case by a Sylhet court on Sept 29.

The remand of third accused Tareq and sixth accused Mahfuzur Rahman Masum will end on Sunday.

A group of youths tied up a man and raped his 19-year-old wife at the MC College dormitory on Friday night.

After police rescued the couple, the victim’s husband filed a case at Shahporan Police Station in the early hours of Saturday against nine people mentioning the names of six.

All the accused in the case are currently in police custody.

Besides, the Education Ministry formed a three-member committee on Tuesday to investigate whether there was any negligence of the college authorities in the gang rape incident at MC College dormitory.

The High Court on Tuesday formed an investigation committee to look into the incident.

Meanwhile, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan has said none of those involved in the incident will be spared.