Noakhali woman molestation: Key accused Delwar sent to jail

Delwar Hossain Delu, the key accused in a case filed over the molestation and torture of a housewife in Begumganj upazila of Noakhali, was sent to jail on Tuesday.


Noakhali Chief Judicial Magistrate Court-3 Judge Mashfiqul Haque passed the order when police produced him before the court in the afternoon.


Delwar has been shown arrested in five cases.


Besides, the court also placed Samsuddin Sumon, another accused in the molestation case, on a four-day remand. It also rejected the bail petition of accused Moazzem Hossain Shohagh.


Additional Public Prosecutor Altaf Hossain said Shohagh sought filed the bail petition himself as no lawyer represented him.


A woman was 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 it went viral on the internet.


The miscreants tortured the housewife after stripping her and filmed it on Sept 2. The victim filed two cases accusing nine people on October 4.


The cases were transferred to the Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) on Oct 9.


Law enforcers have arrested 11 people in this connection. Six of them have reportedly pleaded guilty to the charges brought against them.


Source: United News of Bangladesh