Verdict On Ranaghat Convent Rape And Dacoity Case On Nov. 7

Convent of Jesus and Marry in RanaghatConvent of Jesus and Marry in Ranaghat

Kolkata, Oct. 30: The Additional District and Sessions Judge’s court in Kolkata would announce its verdict on the alleged dacoity and gangrape case on November 7 that occurred in Ranaghat’s Convent of Jesus Marry on wee hours of March 14 night in 2015.

At least seven miscreants had brutalized a 72 year old nun ransack a small church inside and decamped with cash that kept in a safe of the convent.

Additional District and Sessions Judge Kumkum Sinha today announced trial has been concluded the court would pronounce the verdict on November 7. The examination of witnesses and pleadings by lawyers representing the accused and the prosecution concluded before Additional District and Sessions Judge Kumkum Sinha even though one of the seven accused is, however, still remained absconding.

Seven persons were accused in the case by CID of which sis persons were arrested, which includes at least 5 Bangladeshi. The accused are present under jail custody.

The trial began at the Ranaghat ACJM court. However, the Calcutta high court later transferred the case to Kolkata sessions court in May 2016 following an appeal by the elderly victim who apprehended threat on her life.

The six accused – Milan Kumar Sarkar, Ohidul Islam, Mohammed Selim Sheikh, Nazrul Islam, Khaledar Rahman and Gopal Sarkar, who were charged with and tried for gang rape, dacoity, attempt to cause death or grievous hurt, voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means and criminal conspiracy.