2 arrested for attempted rape of JU student
Two men were arrested on charge of attempting to rape a Jahangirnagar University student at her house near the campus early today.
The victim filed a case against them with Ashulia Police Station in this regard, SM Kamruzzaman, officer-in-charge of the police station, told our Savar correspondent.
The arrestees are: Rakib Hossain, a resident of Pallabi area in Dhaka and Mezbah Uddin, from the capital's Baridhara area. Both are under 30 years old and are not students of the university, police said.
The incident took place around 12:30am at the student's rented flat near the university campus, according to the case statement.
Rakib and Mezbah were introduced to the victim by another student, and was at her flat on Sunday night, according to the case statement.
As the victim was sleeping in her room, Rakib tried to rape her with the help of Mezbah. The victim called students at the university who rushed there and rescued her. They also detained the two men and took them to the campus, the case statement reads.
The proctorial team then handed them over to the Ashulia police.
Mohibur Rouf, an assistant proctor of the university, said the incident took place outside the campus and the accused were handed over to police.