Dhubri : After a massive manhunt which lasted for 60 hours, Dhubri Police succeeded in nabbing 28 year old Hajifur Rahman, a rape undertrial who escaped from the Dhubri Girls’ College, where the inmates of Dhubri District Jail were shifted due to flood.
Rape undertrial arrested from Dhubri who escaped from Dhubri Girls’ College after inmates were shifted to the college from Dhubri Jail
As the flood situation worsened in the district, a total of 409 inmates, including eight women, were shifted to college on the night of July 15th, 2019. All the inmates were lodged in the first floor of the college.
According to the police, Rahman was arrested in 2018 on charges of being involved in a rape case. In the wee hours of July 17th, 2019, Rahman broke the grill and managed to flee through a window of the college building.
Dhubri Jail’s rape undertrial arrested
A sou motu case was registered against the undertrial rape-accused. Post the incident, security has been intensified in and around the makeshift jail. A team led by Additional Superintendent of police, Dhubri, Trinayan Bhuyan arrested Rahman from Fakirganj of Dhubri district in the wee hours of July 20th, 2019.