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Rape at police station

Cop sent to jail on surrender

Published : 23 May 2022 09:39 PM | Updated : 24 May 2022 04:18 PM

A Khulna court has sent a former inspector of Government Railway Police (GRP) to jail after he surrendered before the court in a case filed for violating a woman at GRP police station in 2019.

Khulna Metropolitan Sessions Judge Mahmuda Khatun passed the order after fugitive accused Osman Gani Pathan surrendered before the court and sought bail on Sunday.

According to the case, when the woman was travelling to Jashore by train a female police officer and two other policemen detained her along with her daughter and took them to Khulna GRP station on August 8 in 2019.

Later, the woman was raped at the police station by Khulna GRP police inspector Osman Gani Pathan.

On August 9, the woman lodged a complaint at GRP Police Station against inspector Osman Gani Pathan and four others.  Osman Gani went into hiding after the incident.

On January 16 in 2020, police submitted a chargesheet accusing Osman Gani before the court. However, other police officers were excluded from the chargesheet.

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