The case filed in connection with the murder of Nusrat Jahan Rafi has been transferred to Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal.
Feni Senior Judicial Magistrate Md Jakir Hossain today fixed June 10 for the further hearing of the case, according to a correspondent from the district.
The principal of Sonagazi Islamia Senior Fazil Madrasa and 15 others, who were charged with the murder, were produced before the court during today’s hearing, sources at the court said.
Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) yesterday pressed charges dropping the names of five people, out of the total 21 accused in the case. They submitted an 808-page charge sheet before the court of Magistrate Jakir Hossain.
HOW WAS NUSRAT KILLED?
Nusrat Jahan Rafi, a student of Sonagazi Islamia Senior Fazil Madrasa, was set ablaze on April 6 for refusing to withdraw a sexual harassment case against her principal Siraj Ud Doula.
The Alim examinee succumbed to her injuries at Dhaka Medical College Hospital five days later, triggering a public outcry.
WHO WERE CHARGED WITH THE MURDER?
Of the 16 accused, 12 have already given their confessional statement before the Feni court.
The accused are Siraj Ud Daula, the madrasa principal, Nur Uddin,20, Shahdat Hossain Shamim, 20, Maksud Alam alias Moksud Al councilor,50, Saifur Rahman Mohammad Jobayer, 21, Jabed Hossain alias Sakhwat Hossain Jaber,19, Hafez Abdul Kader, 25, Afsar Uddin,33, Kamrun Nahar Moni, 19, Umme Sultana Popy alias Tuhin alias Shampa alias Champa,19, Abdur Rahim Sharif, 20, Eftekhar Uddin Rana, 22, Imran Hossain alias Mamun, 22, Mohammad Shamim, 20, Ruhul Amin,55, and Mohiuddin Shakil,20.