Verdict in DU student rape case Nov 19


A Dhaka Court on Thursday set November 19 to pronounce judgment against accused Majnu in Dhaka University student rape case, reports BSS.

Judge Begum Mosammat Kamrunnahar of Dhaka’s Women and Child Abuse Suppression Tribunal-7 passed the order after a hearing, State Counsel Afroza Farhana Ahmed Orange told BSS.

Earlier, Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP)submitted a charge-sheet against Majnu to Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate’s (CMM) court on March 16.

On January 5, a DU student was raped in Kurmitola while she was going to her friend’s house around 7:30pm.

The next day, the girl’s father filed the case with Cantonment Police Station, accusing unknown people.

On January 8, Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested 30-year-old Majnu from Shewra area.