Mother, daughters tortured: HC says will intervene if probe’s faulty
Publish- August 24, 2020, 08:29 PM
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The High Court on Monday said it will intervene if any negligence is found in investigation into the torture of five people including a woman and her daughters in Chakaria of Cox's Bazar.
Justice Obaidul Hassan and Justice AKM Zahirul Hoque’s bench made the comment after newspaper reports regarding the matter were presented before the court by Supreme Court lawyer Jesmin Sultana.
According to reports, five people including a woman and her two daughters were tortured and paraded through Paharchanda village in Harbang union of Chakaria after their hands and waists were tied with ropes on charge of cattle theft on Friday.
Local Union Parishad Chairman Miranul Islam also allegedly assaulted them.
The victims were handed over to police when their physical condition deteriorated. Police took them to Chakaria Hospital for treatment.
Mahbubul Haque, a resident of Bandabonkhil village, filed a case against the five on Friday night.
The accused are- Parvin Akhter, 55, her daughters Selina Akhter Seli, 25, Rozina Akhter, 20, son Emran, 23, and Mohammad Chottu, son of Delwar Hossain of Barbakia in Pekua upazila.
The woman and her children were sent to Cox's Bazar jail on Saturday afternoon.
Parvin and her daughters were granted bail on Monday afternoon by a court on Monday.