Three more people accused in a case filed over the gangrape of a woman at Sylhet’s Murari Chand College gave their confessional statements to a district court yesterday.
A team of Shah Poran Police Station, led by Inspector Indranil Bhattacharya, who is also the investigation officer (IO) of the case, produced the three accused before the Sylhet Metropolitan Magistrate Court around 1:00pm.
The accused are Shah Mahbubur Rahman Roni, Rajon Miah and Ainuddin.
Of the three, Rajon gave his confessional statement before Sylhet Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Ziadur Rahman.
Metropolitan magistrates Saifur Rahman and Sharmin Khanom Nila recorded statements of Ainuddin and Roni.
On September 29, the three accused were placed on a five-day remand in the case.
Jyotirmoy Sarker, additional deputy commissioner (media) of Sylhet Metropolitan Police, said, “With these three, confessional statements of six accused have been recorded in the court and the remaining two accused will be produced before the court tomorrow [Sunday].”
A day before, three of the other named accused in the case made statements under section 164 before a Sylhet court. They are Saifur Rahman, Rabiul Islam, and Arjun Lasker.
Meanwhile, DNA samples of two other accused in the case — Tarequl Islam Tarek and Mahfuzur Rahman Masum — were collected at Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital yesterday morning.
On September 25, a group of youth raped a woman at a hostel of MC College after forcefully taking the victim and her husband there.
The husband of the victim filed the case on the same night with Shah Poran Police Station accusing Saifur Rahman, 28, Shah Mahbubur Rahman Roni, 25, Arjun Lasker, 25, Mahfuzur Rahman Masum, 25, Tarek Ahmed, 28, Rabiul Islam, 25, and two to three more unnamed men.