DIU Correspondent : In Begumganj, Noakhali, a housewife was stripped naked and tortured and gang-raped in a medieval manner. On the basis of this heinous act, the students of Dhaka International University (DIU) have organized a human chain to protest against the ongoing incidents of rape all over the country including Noakhali Begumganj.
The human chain was held by blocking the road in front of Bhatara Police Station, Notun Bazar from 10 am to 1 pm on Tuesday. The students took part in a human chain with placards with various slogans in their hands in protest.
At this time, they demanded the death penalty for the rapist and ‘We want a rape-free Bangladesh, we want the execution of the rapist within three months’.
Mofaz Ahmed, a student of English department of Dhaka International University , said that the rapists are roaming around the society despite having direct evidence. If they are not properly judged for such heinous acts, such heinous acts will continue to increase day by day. So our demand is, ‘I want the rapist to be hanged in three months’.
Sajib Hasan, a student of English department of Dhaka International University said that the rapists should be socially boycotted. As well as ensuring their exemplary punishment death penalty. As if no one would dare to commit such a heinous crime later. Saiful Islam Rashed, a student of the civil department, said that such incidents have been increasing time and again due to lack of proper justice. Therefore, now is the time to suppress them with a strong hand, to stop them.
Various students of other departments of the university also spoke in the human chain. The demanded the Justice and want the highest penalty for the rapist.