Update November 10, 2015

Dhaka 8-34 am, 04-August, 2020

Rape verdict against Parimal November 25

Sumel Sarker

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Anti Corruption Commission

10 November 2015, Nirapad News: The verdict in the Viqarunnisa schoolgirl rape case filed against its teacher Parimal Joydhar will be delivered on November 25.

Saleh Uddin Ahmed, judge of the Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-4 of Dhaka, fixed the date on Tuesday on completion of arguments from both the prosecution and defence.

Twenty-eight witnesses out of total 40 made their depositions before the tribunal in the case.

Police produced accused Viqarunnisa Noon School teacher Parimal Joydhar before the tribunal on Tuesday.

Special Public Prosecutor Forkan Miah said, “We had been able to prove the allegation against Parimal and we demand highest punishment for him.”

Meanwhile, defence counsel Mahfuz Miah claimed that the prosecution failed to prove the allegation, saying they will get justice.

Parimal sexually assaulted the Class-X girl of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College confining her to a room of his house twice in May and June of 2011 and recorded the deplorable acts with his mobile phone.

On July 5, 2011, the victim’s father lodged a rape case with Badda Police Station against Parimal, Viqarunnisa principal Hosne Ara and its Bashundhara branch head Lutfur Rahman.

Detectives arrested Parimal from a relative’s house in Keraniganj on July 7 of that year.

He made confessional statement before a court on July 11, four days after his arrest.

Police submitted charge sheet before the court on August 11 in that year, dropping the names of Hosne Ara and Lutfur Rahman.

The court finally framed charges against Parimal on March 7, 2012.

The formal trial started on June 6, 2012 with the recording of depositions of the witnesses.

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