The court has rejected the bail application of two leaders of Bangladesh Chhatra Odhikar Parishad in a case filed by a student of Dhaka University on charges of rape and aiding in rape. These two leaders are the joint convener of Bangladesh Student Rights Council. Saiful Islam and vice-president of the organization's DU branch. Nazmul Huda.
Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge KM Imrul Kayesh rejected their bail application after hearing on Tuesday.
Earlier on December 7, they were produced in court after a two-day remand. As the investigation of the case was not completed, the investigating officer requested to keep them in jail. In view of the application, Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Dhiman Chandra Mandal ordered to send them to jail.
Earlier, the two accused who were detained in jail were produced in the court on December 3. On that day, the investigating officer in the case of Lalbagh police station applied for a five-day remand of each. Lawyers for the accused asked for cancellation of the remand and held a bail hearing. After the hearing of both parties, Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Shahidul Islam rejected their bail application and granted a two-day remand that day.
On the night of September 20, a DU student filed a case against six people including the former vice-president (VP) of the Dhaka University Central Student Union (DACSU) at the Lalbagh police station. Among the accused, Noor was named as an 'accomplice' in the rape.
Hasan Al Mamun, the convener of Student Rights Council, has been made the main accused in the case. Hasan Al Mamun's house on Nawabganj Bara Masjid Road of Lalbagh police station was mentioned as the place of occurrence.
The other defendants in the case are the joint convener of the Student Rights Council, Nazmul Hasan Sohag, Md. Saiful Islam, vice president. Nazmul Huda and DU student Abdullah Hill remained.