The cause of death of Feni madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi was burn injuries, according to the autopsy report released yesterday.
The report was handed over to Shahbagh Police Station in the afternoon, Abul Hasan, officer-in-charge of the station, told The Daily Star.
The cause of death was confirmed by Sohel Mahmud, associate professor and chief of forensic medicine department of Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH).
After fighting for her life for five days, Nusrat succumbed to her injuries at DMCH in the capital on April 10.
On April 6, she was set afire at an examination centre of the Alim tests allegedly by students loyal to Principal Siraj Ud Doula of Sonagazi Islamia Senior Fazil Madrasa, after he was arrested and subsequently suspended following a sexual harassment case filed by Nusrat.