11 sent to jail over rape of girl, spread of video

Our Correspondent . Pabna | Published: 00:07, Nov 12,2019


A Pabna court on Monday sent 11 people to jail in connection with rape of a college girl and spread of the incident’s video recording. Police arrested the accused at Ishwardi in Pabna on Sunday afternoon after the victim’s family filed a case with Ishwardi police station on the day.

The accused are Mehedi Hasan, 22, Rajib Mal, 25,  Russel Hossain, 20, Shihab Hossain, 20, Shamim Hossain, 22, Shaikat Hossain, 22, Raju Ahmed, 20, Shafiul Islam, 21, Iman Ali, 21, Ashique Islam, 22, and Mahfuz Ahmed, 20. All of them are residents of Shahapur in Ishwardi.

The accused allegedly raped the 20-year-old victim at her house on June 5, recorded the incident on mobile handset and spread the video recording among others later, said Ishwardi police officer-in-charge Bahauddin Faruki. The case was under police investigation, the officer added.

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