Noakhali Correspondent: A court in Noakhali placed seven people on five-day remand each in connection with a case filed over the gang-rape of a woman in Subarnachar upazila of Noakhali.
Noakhali Senior Magistrate of No-2 Cognisance Court Judge Nabonita Guha passed the order when police produced them before the court with a seven-day remand prayer, said Ibrahim Khalil, sub-inspector of Char Jabbar Police Station and also the investigation officer of the case.
Those remanded are Badshah Alam Basu, ex-AL leader Ruhul Amin, Jashim Uddin, Hasan Ali Bhulu, Sohel, Swapan and Ibrahim Khalil Bechu.
Ruhul Amin, AL upazila unit publicity affairs secretary and a former union council member, was expelled from the ruling party on January 5 for his alleged involvement in the gang rape.
The 35-year old woman, a mother of four, was gang-raped at Charjubli village in the upazila on December 31 by a gang of 10-12 men allegedly being ordered by Ruhul Amin, after the general election.
Later, doctors treating the woman have found evidence of gang rape.
risingbd/Dhaka/Jan 6, 2019/Moula Sujan/AI