At least four demonstration rallies have been held on the Dhaka University campus demanding justice for the gang rape led by BCL leader Mustafizur Rahaman in Jahangirnagar University last night (Feb 3).
The demonstrations were organized by different student organizations and student groups.
A group of Dhaka University students staged a demonstration rally demanding Justice of group-rape take place in the Jahangir Nagar University last night near the Meer Mosharraf Hossen Hall of the University.
The demonstration was held at the foot of anti-terrorism Raju monument of Dhaka University around 1.45 pm yesterday.
Abdullah Al Noman, a student of Islamic Studies department of Dhaka University, said, ” in this digital Bangladesh, we never thought about group rape in a University like Jahangirnagar University.
Demanding Justice for the victims and to take urgent measures against alleged, he said, “We can’t not imagine incident like this where University students rape a woman abducting her husband. This is noth-ing new in this country. We saw Such incident in the Sylhet MC College. Where culprits and accused left unpunished. If they were punished, this incident would not been happened.”
Mentioning the incident of Manik, a former student of Jahangirnagar University who celebrated hundred rapes on the campus, Oditi Islam, a student of philosophy Department, said, “Once there was a culture of raping women and in the Jahangirnagar University. We saw the repetition of that rape culture. Where some students gang raped a woman abducting her husband. When students protested, the friends and hall Provost helped the accused to escape from the hall.”
“The victims were harassed in the police stations too. When they went to file a case about the incident in the Ashulia police station, they did not take the case and referred the victims to Savar police station,” she added, demanding exemplary punishment of the accused Mostafizur Rahman and the involved.
After the demonstration, the protesters marched toward VC intersection of the Dhaka University chant-ing slogans and demanding punishment of the culprits.
Another protest rally was organized by Democratic Students Force, a new student organization, at the same place around 4.30 pm on the same incident.