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  • Sonagazi madrasa principal Siraj Ud Doula

    Sonagazi madrasa principal indicted for harassing Nusrat

    A tribunal in Feni frames charges against former Sonagazi madrasa principal Siraj Ud Daula in a case filed over sexual assault on Nusrat Jahan Rafi.

  • Ex-OC Moazzem

    Ex-OC Moazzem seeks bail again

    Former officer-in-charge (OC) of Sonagazi Police Station Moazzem Hossain has further sought bail from the High Court in a case filed on charges of recording a statement of madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi and circulating the video clip on social media.

  • Nusrat Jahan Rafi Murder Case

    Nusrat Murder: Probe role of madrasa governing body chief

    The High Court yesterday directed the government to conduct an enquiry against the Sonagazi Islamia Fazil Madrasa’s Governing Body chairman, in connection with the sexual harassment and murder of Nusrat Jahan Rafi.

  • Nusrat Murder Case: Mother faints on witness stand

    Shirin Akter, mother of slain Feni madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi, fainted in the witness stand yesterday afternoon after describing to the court how Nusrat had to endure sexual harassment and was burnt to death.

  • Bangladesh High Court

    They think they are zamindars

    The High Court yesterday observed that some deputy commissioners and officers-in-charge of police stations consider themselves as “zamindars” and act as if they are “all in all”.

  • Feni Madrasa Student Nusrat Murder

    Nusrat murder trial starts

    The trial of the Nusrat Jahan Rafi murder began yesterday with recording the testimony of the victim’s brother Mahmudul Hasan Noman. Recording of the testimony started around 11:15am at the district’s Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal.

  • Nusrat Murder: Mastermind Siraj sent to jail after 2-day remand

    A Feni court sent Siraj Ud Doula, the suspended principal of Sonagazi Islamia Senior Fazil Madrasa, to jail yesterday in the sexual harassment case filed by the mother of slain student Nusrat Jahan Rafi.

  • A well-planned, grisly murder

    Sixteen people, split into five groups, took part in the brutal killing of Feni madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi after hatching the murder plot for three days, reveal police.

  • Attorney General Mahbubey Alam

    Whole nation demands exemplary punishment of Nusrat’s killers: AG

    Attorney General Mahbubey Alam says the whole nation is demanding exemplary punishment of the people, who were involved in killing of Feni madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi.

  • Nusrat Murder: Arrest warrant for former Sonagazi OC

    A tribunal in Dhaka yesterday issued an arrest warrant for former Sonagazi OC Moazzem Hossain on charges of recording a statement of madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi on camera and releasing the footage on social media.

  • Nusrat murder case

    Nusrat Murder: Police super withdrawn for negligence

    The Superintendent of Police in Feni SM Jahangir Alam Sarkar was yesterday closed for negligence of duty over the murder of madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi.

  • Nusrat Murder: PBI recovers glass used to pour kerosene

    The glass that was used to pour kerosene on Sonagazi madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi was recovered yesterday evening in Sonagazi of Feni by Police Bureau of Investigation (PIB).

  • Nusrat Jahan Rafi

    Another held over Nusrat killing

    Police yesterday arrested another accused in the Nusrat murder case.

  • Nusrat Jahan Rafi Killing

    Nusrat killing: 'Cops looking for illegal money transaction'

    Criminal Investigation Department (CID) says a money laundering case will be filed if it finds any illegal transaction linked to the murder of Feni madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi.

  • Sonagazi AL leader Ruhul Amin

    Nusrat Murder: Key accused confesses role

    Umme Sultana Poppy, a key accused in the murder case of Feni madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi, confessed to have called Nusrat to the rooftop moments before she was set ablaze, said police.

  • From a t-shirt to Nusrat: Our right to protest

    Nusrat Jahan Rafi died for protesting against sexual harassment on the same week that social media hyenas were tearing women apart for daring to wear the ga gheshe daraben na t-shirt on public buses.

  • Feni Madrasa student Nusrat Murder

    Nusrat murder: Another accused remanded

    Md Shamim, an accused in madrasa student Nusrat murder case, has been placed on a five-day remand by a Feni court.

  • Nusrat Jahan Rafi

    Nusrat Killing: One student confesses direct links

    An Alim examinee of Sonagazi Islamia Senior Fazil Madrasa yesterday confessed to playing a direct role in the killing of his fellow student Nusrat Jahan Rafi.

  • Nusrat’s fate example of gender-based violence

    Nusrat Jahan Rafi is a prime and tragic example of a girl, who spoke up against gender-based violence and met with even more violence, UN Resident Coordinator in Bangladesh Mia Seppo said yesterday.

  • Students not safe even in educational institutions!

    An educational institution is the holiest place for students. It is considered as a safe haven for students as it is a trusted space for learning and sharing knowledge.

  • Grotesque nexus between political and state power

    With more and more reports of the brutal and coldblooded murder of Nusrat Jahan Rafi appearing in the media, the depth of the odious...

  • NHRC Chairman Kazi Reazul Hoque

    Timely admin steps could’ve saved Nusrat

    The brutal killing of Nusrat Jahan Rafi could have been avoided had the local administration and the madrasa governing body taken necessary steps on time, National Human Rights Commission said in its probe report yesterday.

  • Nusrat Jahan Rafi Killing

    Another youth arrested over Nusrat murder

    Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) arrests another youth in connection with the murder of Feni madrasa girl Nusrat Jahan Rafi.

  • If I reject your proposal, will you let me live?

    If I reject your proposal, will you let me live?

    Her death has sent out a clarion call. But we don't know how long it'll take for the call to make a veritable change. How long the call will keep blaring in the air. Our hearts remain suffused with questions.

  • Those involved in Nusrat murder won’t be spared: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina reiterates her warning that killers of Sonagazi madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi will not be spared.

  • Nusrat murder

    Nusrat murder: Nuruddin, Shamim ‘confess’ to their involvement

    Nuruddin and Shahadat Hossain Shamim, two prime accused of madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi murder case, have reportedly confessed to their involvement with the killing.

  • Feni Madrasa student Nusrat Murder

    Setting Nusrat Afire: Brutality followed meet with Siraj

    Nusrat Jahan Rafi was set on fire two days after detained Sonagazi madrasa principal Siraj Ud Doula gave a directive to some of his followers when they visited him in Feni district jail, investigators said yesterday.

  • Culprits won't be spared

    The criminals who set Feni madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi on fire would not be spared, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said yesterday.

  • Feni Madrasa student Nusrat Murder

    Feni Madrasa Principal: He enjoyed impunity

    Despite some serious allegations against him in the past, the now arrested Feni madrasa Principal Siraj Uddoula managed to hold his post with protection from about a dozen influential locals, including some Awami League leaders.

  • OUTRAGE

    As people across the country took to the streets to vent anger over the murder of madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday directed law enforcers to bring the perpetrators to book.

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