The High Court on Thursday granted bail to physician Ahsan Noor who is detained in jail in a case filed over raping his domestic help.
An online bench of Justice Mamnoon Rahman and Justice Khandaker Diliruzzaman granted the bail.
On March 20, the Uttara West Police arrested Ahsan at his Uttara residence after the victim filed a rape case against him.
The case statement says the victim used to work at the residence of Ahsan at House 43, Road 13 in Uttara Sector 13, two days a week.
On January 30 at around 12:00pm, Ahsan forcibly took her into his room, locked the door from inside and raped her after threatening her life.
She alleged that around 12:00 noon on January 30, Dr Ahsan forcibly took her into his room, locked the door from inside and raped her giving a death threat.
Supreme Court lawyer Ezaz Rahman appeared for the physician and told the court that his client was a victim of circumstances.
He said that the rape allegation was still pending with investigation.
Deputy attorney general Taherul Islam and assistant attorney general Lokman Hossain did not oppose the bail.
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