Vol. 4 Num 270 Mon. March 01, 2004  

Madrassah teachers sent to jail hajat for 'rape'

A court here rejected the bail prayer of a madrassah superintendent and assistant teacher, two accused in a rape and blackmailing case.

They were sent to Rangpur jail hajat on Sunday.

Khejmotpur Dakhil Madrassah Superintendent Md Ruhul Amin and two assistant teachers Shafiqul Islam and Anisur Rahman raped a female teacher five months back. The culprits also took snap shots of rape scenes to blackmail the teacher demanding a big amount of money.

Later, the victim lodged a case with Pirganj police station against them.

Among the accused, Anisur Rahman was caught by the people and handed over to police a few days after the incident. He has been in Rangpur Jail for last five months. The rest two escaped arrest. But they appeared in the Special Court for Women and Children Repression, Rangpur for ad-interim bail on Sunday. The court rejected their bail prayers.