Update February 10, 2020

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RU student remanded for rape

Online Desk

A court here on Monday placed a university student on a two-day remand in a case over raping his girlfriend inside his mess in Kajla Sakpara area in the city.

Judge Selim Reza of Metropolitan Magistrate Court passed the order after the accused, Mahfuzur Rahman Sarod, 22, a second year student of Economics Department of Rajshahi University, was placed before the court with a three-day remand prayer.

Mahfuzur took the girl to his mess on January 24 and violated her while his friends Plabon, Rafsan, Joy, Jibon and Bishal recorded it in a mobile phone, said SM Masud, officer-in-charge of Motihar police station.

“Later, they threatened the victim of releasing the video on internet if she didn’t pay them Tk 50000,” the OC said.

Police arrested Mahfuzur, Plabon and Rafsan and recovered the video from them after the victim’s parents filed a case with Motihar police station on January 27.

Jibon and Joy, two other friends of the accused, were arrested on Friday night while Bishal is still absconding,the OC added.

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