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.
Saifur Rahman alias Zobayer, a key accused in Nusrat murder, yesterday confessed before a magistrate that he struck a match, set the Feni madrasa student on fire after another suspect Jabed Hossain poured kerosene on her, said police.
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.
The criminals who set Feni madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi on fire would not be spared, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said yesterday.
The High Court would interfere if it finds negligence into the probe of Feni madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi murder case.
The officer-in-charge (OC) of Sonagazi Model Police Station in Feni has been withdrawn over the arson attack on a madrasa student four days ago. The case has been handed over to the Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI).
Police are yet to make any breakthrough in the investigation into the heinous attack on the Feni madrasa girl on April 6.
The Feni madrasa student, who is battling for her life after she was set on fire three days ago, cannot be taken to Singapore as the five-hour plane journey might be very risky for her.
The Feni madrasa girl, who was set on fire three days ago over her alleged sexual harassment by a madrasa principal, told physicians that four people were involved in setting fire to her at Sonagazi Islamia Senior Fazil Madrasa on Saturday.