Update March 15, 2016

Dhaka 5-06 pm, 28-January, 2021

Sexual assault of woman by cops : Court asks fresh judicial inquiry

Sumel Sarker

Jatrabarri Thana

Sexual assault of woman by cops : Court asks fresh judicial inquiry

15 March 2016, Nirapad News: A Dhaka court on Thursday ordered fresh judicial investigation into the alleged sexual assault of a woman by five policemen including the former OC of Jatrabari police.

Judge Shafiul Azam of Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal -2 came up with the order accepting the naraji petition by the complainant.

The court also asked to submit the investigation report to it on March 31.

Earlier on March 6, Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate SM Masud Jaman submitted a report to the court mentioning that police found no proof of the charges.

On January 20 this year, a case was filed with the tribunal against five policemen icluding Jatrabari Thana OC Aboni Shankar Kar for sexually assaulting a woman.

The four other accused are : Jatrabari thana SIs Jasim and Jaman, constable Debashis and Mugda thana SI Abdul Quader.

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