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  • Tonu murder

    Opinion: Secrets and Lies

    Sometimes shock treatment is the only answer to keep our memory alive. The picture of a smiling Tonu in an orange headscarf has become a familiar sight for us ordinary folks. It is a haunting reminder of how people with influence can hide the most blatant truth – that Tonu was raped and murdered before being dumped into the bushes. Now after more than three months her murder is shrouded in more mystery than ever and all we are left with is the heartrending testimony of Tonu’s mother Anwara Begum.

  • Sohagi Jahan Tonu

    Tonu murder: Second autopsy report due tomorrow

    The second autopsy report of slain Comilla Victoria College student Sohagi Jahan Tonu is to be submitted to the investigation officer on June 12, 2016.

  • No arrest in 2 months

    The investigators of Sohagi Jahan Tonu murder case have yet to identify the killers, let alone arresting anyone two months into the

  • Parents of slain Bangladeshi student now see hope

    The parents of Sohagi Jahan Tonu called for the immediate arrest of her rapists and killers yesterday, a day after the CID

  • Tonu’s parents call DNA test findings a clear path to justice

    The parents of Sohagi Jahan Tonu expresses satisfaction over the DNA test report by the Criminal Investigation Department, saying the positive results of the test are a clear path to justice.

  • Evidence of rape found, finally

    Sohagi Jahan Tonu was raped before she was murdered.

  • Sohagi Jahan Tonu

    Tonu murder: DNA test finds evidence of rape

    Investigators found evidence of rape after DNA test on slain Comilla college student Sohagi Jahan Tonu, a CID official confirms.

  • Tonu murder pre-planned: CID

    The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) claims that the murder of Victoria College girl Sohagi Jahan Tonu was a planned one.

  • Tonu murder: HC drops writ seeking judicial probe

    The High Court drops a writ petition filed seeking judicial inquiry into the killing of Sohagi Jahan Tonu from its hearing list.

  • Advocate Salma Ali

    Tonu's murder should not go unpunished: Adv Salma Ali

    It has been almost a month now and still we have not seen any significant progress in the investigation into Sohagi Jahan Tonu's killing. In an interview with Shamsuddoza Sajen of The Daily Star, BNWLA's (Bangladesh National Women Lawyers' Association) Executive Director Advocate Salma Ali pinpoints various loopholes in the investigation process. BNWLA is providing legal support to the victim's family.

  • CID quizzes 5 people over Tonu murder

    CID interrogates five people over the killing of Comilla Victoria College student Sohagi Jahan Tonu.

  • Why everyone seeks Justice for Tonu

    The suspected murder and rape of Shohagi Jahan Tonu, 19, a second year student of history at Comilla Victoria College— triggers country-wide protest which is becoming stronger each day.

  • Tonu killing: Students threaten hartal Apr 25

    Students have threatened a half-day countrywide hartal for April 25 if killers of Comilla college student Sohagi Jahan Tonu are not arrested. Also, they have threatened to pull down the government if it remains indifferent in regard to serving justice for Tonu – the girl who was found dead near Comilla cantonment on March 20.

  • Tonu's murderers must not get away

    Tonu's body was exhumed for fresh autopsy; it reminds us of the slain journalist couple Sagar-Runi whose bodies were also dug up from their graves to find clues.

  • What awaits Tonu? Questions arise after so many days

    The cries for justice all over the country have fallen on deaf ears. Nobody knows who killed Sohagi Jahan Tonu, the second year history student of Comilla Victoria Government College.

  • Tangail rape: 2 key accused remanded

    A Tangail court grants three-day remand against two of the three prime accused in connection with the rape of a female garment worker in a running bus in Madhupur upazila of the district.

  • In the eye of the storm

    It is in the interest of the Army's credibility that everything should be done to resolve the mystery. Cantonments are not sacrosanct areas and from time to time criminal acts do occur in there.

  • Protest continues demanding justice for Tonu

    Students of different universities continue demonstration at different parts of Dhaka demanding justice for Comilla Victoria College student Sohagi Jahan Tonu.

  • Tonu’s body exhumed

    The body of Sohagi Jahan Tonu is exhumed for conducting a fresh autopsy, 10 days after she was found murdered inside Comilla Cantonment area.

  • She is mine

    She could have been ours. She could have been our daughter. She could have been returning home after a dinner, stopped at a traffic signal...

  • Tonu killer’s arrest to take time: Cops

    The arrest of the culprits responsible for the killing of Shohagi Jahan Tonu will take some time, police say.

  • Tonu murder case shifted to CID

    The members of Criminal Investigation Department will now investigate the Comilla Victoria college student Sohagi Jahan Tonu murder case.

  • Tonu’s body to be exhumed for fresh autopsy

    Court orders cops to exhume body of college student Tonu, who was murdered in Comilla cantonment area on March 20, for fresh autopsy.

  • Protest spreads, cries for justice getting stronger

    Cries for justice continue as protests spread across country over the murder and alleged rape of Comilla college student Tonu. With no remarkable progress in investigation general students have taken matters seriously blocking major roads and highways, and bringing out protest rallies.