Banani rape case

Shafat, Sakif confess to crime

Online Desk | Update:

Banani rape caseShafat Ahmed and Shadman Sakif, the two accused in a case filed over the rape of two private university students in a Banani hotel in the capital, confessed to their crime in their confessional statements at a court here on Thursday.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Ahsan Habib recorded Shafat's statement while Metropolitan Magistrate Sadbir Ahsan Chowdhury recorded Sakif's statement.

Ismat Ara Ame, an inspector of Victim Support Centre and also the investigation officer of the case, produced the duo before the court on completion of their remand.

They were sent to jail after the recording of their statements.

The two university girls were raped at Rainree Hotel on 28 March and police arrested Shafat and Sakif in this connection from Sylhet on 11 May.

One of the rape victims filed a case with Banani Police Station on 6 May against five people.

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