Capital punishment for rapists demanded


Amra Kojon, a voluntary organization, formed human chain in Faridpur on Sunday demanding capital punishment for rapists. 

Former president of Faridpur Press Club Mohammad Habibur Rahman Habib, general Mashiur Rahman Khokon, vice-president of district lawyers' association Adv Bashir Ahmed and others spoke at an hour-long human chain program organized in front of Faridpur Press Club on Sunday morning.

At the same time, the speakers demanded exemplary punishment for those involved in such misdeeds all over the country including Sylhet and Noakhali. He called upon all to unite to build social resistance against rape.

Meanwhile, Freedom Fighters formed a human chain in front of Pabna Press Club demanding justice for harassment, violation and murder of women and children.

In the human chain organised by Sector Commanders Forum-Muktijuddha ’71 and Muktijoddha Sangsad of 1971’s Pabna unit, fromer  MP Maqbool Hossain Santu spoke under the presidency of Freedom Fighter Abdur Rahim Pakan. President of Pabna Press Club ABM Fazlur Rahman, Convener of Pabna District Branch of Muktijoddha Sangsad of 1971 Freedom Fighter Alhaj Saiful Alam Bablu, Sector Commanders Forum-Muktijuddha ’71 Pabna General Secretary Freedom Fighter Md. Mominur Rahman Varun and others also spoke at the time.

Speakers at the human chain demanded exemplary punishment by bringing the violators under the law. Freedom Fighters, businessmen, well-wishers, social, political, voluntary organizations, students of different universities and colleges took part in the human chain.