Students besiege PS alleging rape by cop

sirapeAgitated school kids besieged Sirajdikhan police station in Munshiganj yesterday, demanding capital punishment to the cop arrested on rape charge.

Hundreds of students of a high school yesterday besieged the Sirajdikhan police station, demanding death sentence to a police man on charge of raping a class VI student.

Sub-inspector (SI) Zahidul Islam of the police station was arrested on Friday on rape charge at Raushunia in Sirajdikhan upazila on June 9.
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Witnesses said, over a thousand students of Rajdiya Abhoy Pilot High School brought out a procession at around noon besieged the police station.

Later the protesters submitted a memorandum to the police superintendent through the OC.
Headmaster of the school Biswajit Ghosh said people become helpless when a law enforcer violates a girl. He demanded harsh punishment to the perpetrator.

Officer in-charge (OC) Abul Bashar said, SI Zahidul was suspended soon after the victim’s father filed a case on Friday.

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