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5 cops sued over Khulna gang rape

Senior Correspondent | banglanews24.com
Update: 2019-09-23 4:29:42 PM
5 cops sued over Khulna gang rape

KHULNA:  A case was filed against five policemen including Officer-in-Charge of Khulna GRP (railway) Police Station Osman Gani Pathan for gang raping a woman in that police station on August 2.

The victim woman herself filed the case with Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-3 on Monday (September 23).

Lawyer of the plaintiff advocate Md. Mominul Islam said the court had accepted the case and asked Police Bureau of Investigation to investigate it.

Earlier, as per the directive of a Khulna court, the victim woman also filed a case against these five policemen including the OC with GRP (railway) Police Station on Saturday (August 10).

OC Osman Gani Pathan, duty officer of that night and three unidentified police members were made accused in the case, Assistant Superintendent of Kushtia Police (ASP) Firoz Ahmed, told Banglanews then.

On Thursday (August 8), two probe bodies interrogated the woman.

OC Osman Gani Pathan and Sub Inspector (SI) Nazmul Haque were closed for ganging the woman.

On the night of August 2, a woman came to Khulna from Jashore by a train. She was taken to Khulna Railway Station on charge of mobile theft. Deep at night, Osman Gani Pathan raped her. Later, four other policemen also raped her in turns.

Next day, they produced her before the court on charge of having three bottles of phensidyles. The woman disclosed to court about everything happened to her at the night. Judicial magistrate ordered medical test of the incident.

BDST: 1629 HRS, SEP 23, 2019

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