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Noakhali woman molestation: 3 more accused remanded

A Noakhali court put three more accused on different terms of remand in a case filed over the torture of a housewife in Begumganj upazila of Noakhali on Wednesday.

 

Those remanded are Sazu, Sohag and Nur Hossain Rasel.

 

Noakhali Chief Judicial Magistrate Court Judge Mashfikul Haque passed the order.

 

The court also recorded the testimony of the victim under section 22 on Wednesday.

 

Sazu was placed on a six-day remand in two cases while Rasel and Sohag were placed on a two-day remand each in a case filed under the Pornography Control Act.

 

So far, seven accused have been put on remand in the case, said investigation officer of the case and Sub-Inspector of Begumganj Police Station Mostak Ahmed.

 

Earlier, on Tuesday, Noakhali court placed one of the main accused Badal Mia on a seven-day remand i and also placed local UP member Moazzem Hossain on a two-day remand.

 

The victim was allegedly molested by some local miscreants at Ward No. 9 of Eklashpur Union of the upazila last month but the incident came to light after a video of the incident went viral on the internet.

 

The miscreants tortured the housewife after undressing her and filmed it.

 

The victim filed two cases accusing nine people on Sunday, 33 days after the incident.

 

One case was filed under the Women and Children Repression Prevention Act and another under the Pornography Control Act.

 

Source: United News of Bangladesh