MC College gang rape: Arjun gives confessional statement

Published: 2 October 2020

Post Desk : Arjun Laskar, one of the accused in the case filed over the gang-rape of a woman at Murari Chand (MC) College in Sylhet, has given confessional statement to the incident.

He along with two other accused- Saifur Rahman and Rabiul Islam- were produced before Sylhet Metropolitan Magistrate Court-1 on Friday (October 2) after expiring five-day remand.

Judge Ziadur Rahman recorded his confessional statement in the afternoon.
Amulya Bhushan Chowdhury, assistant commissioner of Sylhet Metropolitan, confirmed the news.

The incident took place on September 25 when a woman along with her husband went to visit the college at Tilagarh.

A group of youths tied up the 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.

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.

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.