justice for Tonu

June 21, 2016
June 21, 2016

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.

June 11, 2016
June 11, 2016

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.

May 21, 2016
May 21, 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

May 18, 2016
May 18, 2016

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

May 17, 2016
May 17, 2016

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.

May 17, 2016
May 17, 2016

Evidence of rape found, finally

Sohagi Jahan Tonu was raped before she was murdered.

May 16, 2016
May 16, 2016

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.

April 19, 2016
April 19, 2016

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.

April 18, 2016
April 18, 2016

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.

April 18, 2016
April 18, 2016

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.