Sohagi Jahan Tonu

May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016

Tonu’s autopsy doctor 'receives death threat'

The doctor who performed second autopsy of Comilla college student Sohagi Jahan Tonu receives death threat. Ahead of publication of the report, an anonymous letter has advised him to prepare it in a "prescribed manner".

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.

May 15, 2016
May 15, 2016

Doubt arising due to delay in Tonu murder probe: NHRC chief

Delay in Sohagi Jahan Tonu murder probe has made people doubt the progress in capturing real culprits, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chairman Prof Mizanur Rahman says.

April 30, 2016
April 30, 2016

Compensation hard to ensure

She was gang raped by railway employees at the railway rest room in Kolkata while travelling in India on February 26, 1998. The incident triggered outrage. Maitree, a network of 42 women's groups and NGOs in Kolkata, moved to Kolkata High Court seeking compensation for the 27-year old Shefali Begum (name changed to protect her identity).

April 29, 2016
April 29, 2016

A long, insulting walk to justice for rape victims

Her dark-circled, deep-set eyes gave her a hollow look. The eyes were full of fear and mistrust. The girl gave sideways glances as she hesitantly walked into the office of the One-stop-Crisis Centre (OCC) at Dhaka Medical College Hospital last month. She looked afraid, and when she noticed a man sitting in the room, she immediately cringed.

April 28, 2016
April 28, 2016

Justice for Tonu: All are hoping against hope

Tonu is dead! That's the only thing investigators can say for sure after more than a month since the body of the 19-year-old was found in Comilla Cantonment area.

April 25, 2016
April 25, 2016

Tonu murder: HC vacation bench sends writ to regular bench

The High Court (HC) asks to place a writ seeking judicial inquiry into the murder of Comilla Victoria College student Sohagi Jahan Tonu, before a regular bench.

April 20, 2016
April 20, 2016

Tonu murder: 4 more interrogated

A team of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) interrogates four people over the killing of college girl Sohagi Jahan Tonu.