A writ petition has been filed with the High Court (HC) challenging the failure of the Sylhet's Murari Chand (MC) College authorities and local administration over the gang-rape of a woman at the college dormitory on September 25.
Lawyer Hafiz Mohammad Mizbah Uddin filed the petition to the concerned branch of HC on Tuesday (September 29).
A High Court bench comprising Justice Md Mojibur Rahman Mia and Justice Md Mohiuddin Shamim may hold a hearing on the writ.
On September 25 afternoon, a couple from South Surma in Sylhet went to visit MC College. Five to six leaders and activists of Chhatra League grabbed them, brought them to the dormitory, and beat them up both. Later, he tied her husband and raped her in front of him.
The next day, the victim's husband filed a case against nine people at the city's Shahparan police station, naming six people. All the six accused are - Bangladesh Chhatra League activists. They are Saifur Rahman, Mahbubur Rahman Rony, Tarek, Arjun Lankar, Rabiul Islam and Mahfuzur Rahman. The victim is currently admitted to the OCC centre of Osmani Hospital in Sylhet.
All the six accused have been arrested and placed in remand over the incident