Action to be taken soon against DU student’s rapist: Minister

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Dhaka, Jan 06: Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal on Monday said legal action will be taken soon against those involved in the rape of Dhaka University (DU) student.“An investigation is going on into yesterday’s (Sunday’s) incident. We’re verifying its authenticity,” he said.

The Home Minister said this while talking to reporters at the Annual Sports Competition organised as part of the Police Week at Rajarbagh Police Lines field in the capital.

He said law enforcers investigated many sensational incidents and identified the offenders in the past. “So, those involved in the incident will be brought to justice soon.”

A second-year student of Dhaka University (DU) was allegedly raped in the city’s Kurmitola area on Sunday night. She is now undergoing treatment at the One-Stop Crisis Centre (OSCC) of Dhaka Medical College Hospital.

About various demands of police members, the Home Minister said the Prime Minister on Sunday heard the demands of the field-level police members, and assured them of meeting those.

.Inspector General of Police (IGP) Dr Mohammad Javed Patwary and senior officers of different police units were present.