A case was filed against five policemen, including the officer-in-charge of Government Railway Police (GRP), on Friday evening for allegedly gang-raping a woman in police custody eight days ago. Kushtia Railway Circle's Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Firoz Ahmed said the victim filed the case with GRP Police Station against OC Osman Gani Pathan and four others, said.
Five railway policemen allegedly raped the woman on the evening of August 2 and produced her before a court the next day showing her arrested with five bottles of contraband phensedyl. The court ordered a medical test after the victim raised allegation of rape. On August 5, a three-member committee was formed to look into the incident. The committee, led by Firoz, was asked to submit its report within seven working days.