People yesterday demanded punishment of a man for killing his wife in Sadar upazila and the culprits who raped a Marma girl and sexually assaulted her sister in Rangamati.
They made the demand at a human chain here.
Hundreds of people, including students, joined the programme organised by the district Samajtantrik Chhatra Front and Bangladesh Nari Mukti Kendra. They also urged everyone to stand against repression of women, including rape.
Speakers at the programme said Jahurul Huq and his accomplices tortured his wife Jamila Khatun to death over dowry on January 8 and demanded exemplary punishment of the criminals.
District Chhatra Front President Shamin Ara Mina, district Nari Mukti Kendra General Secretary Nilufar Yasmin Shilpi and Jamila's mother Monwara Khatun spoke, among others.