Nusrat murder: Two more madrasa principle’s aides held

Published : 13 Apr 2019, 11:16

Jagoroniya Desk

A team of Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) has arrested two more close aides of madrasa principal Sirajuddoula in a case filed for sexually assaulting Alim examinee Nusrat Jahan Rafi. 

Shahadat Hossain Shamim, Sonagazi Senior Fazil Madrasa unit Chhatra League president, was arrested from Muktagachha upazila in Mymensingh while Jabed Hossain a student of the madrasa, was arrested from Rampur in Feni.

Besides, a PBI team arrested Jabed, who is also the student of the madrasa, from Rampur area in the district town around 9:30pm on Friday, said Md Moniruzzaman, additional superintendent of PBI (Feni).

Earlier, a PBI team arrested Nur Uddin from Mymensingh district on Friday and Moksud Alam, a councillor of Sonagazi Municipality and acting general secretary of Awami League’s local unit, and also a member of the governing body of Sonagazi Senior Fazil Madrasa, from the capital on Thursday night.

On 6 April, Nusrat was set afire at an examination centre allegedly by people loyal to the principal of her madrasa after he was arrested and subsequently suspended as she had accused him of sexually harassing her.

Nusrat Jahan lost her battle for life on Wednesday night, five days after the incident at Dhaka Medical College and Hospital.

Twelve people have so far been arrested in connection with the arson attack.

Source: unb

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