Khulna University student lands in jail accused of rape

A student of Khulna University, arrested over raping a young girl, landed in jail on Friday.

The accused is Jewel Hossain, a student of the law department of the University and son of Md Sobhan Ali Gazi of Balia village of Mamdkathi upazila of Satkhira district.

A Khulna court sent Jewel to jail on Friday morning after police arrested him from a rented house in Islamnagar on Thursday night and produced him before the court, Officer-in-charge of Harintana police station Md Emdadul Haque, said.

Police made the arrest followed by a rape case lodged at Harintana police station, said the OC.

Jewel and the victim were acquainted with each other for a month. During this time they used to travel to different places, according to the case statement.

Jewel rented a room in Islamnagar and often stayed there. On Thursday, the victim came to the house around 2.30 pm. There, Jewel tried to rape her, finding her alone in his house, it said.

The victim was sent to the OCC (One Stop Crisis Centre) of Khulna Medical College Hospital for treatment.

Source: United News of Bangladesh