tonu murder

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 24, 2016
April 24, 2016

Half-day hartal tomorrow

Progressive Students' Alliance and Anti-Imperialist Students' Union will observe a half-day countrywide hartal tomorrow

April 20, 2016
April 20, 2016

Shafik arrested to divert attention: Fakhrul

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir claimed the arrest of Shafik Rehman intends to divert the attention from Bangladesh Bank cyber heist and Tonu murder.

April 19, 2016
April 19, 2016

Tonu murder: HC drops writ petition for judicial probe

The High Court yesterday dropped from its hearing list a writ petition filed seeking its order for holding a judicial enquiry into

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.

April 14, 2016
April 14, 2016

Her zeal for arts defined her life

Tonu had an artiste within her, which she was well aware of and so wanted dearly to flourish.

April 13, 2016
April 13, 2016

Sohag returns after 16 days

Mizanur Rahman Sohag, a friend of Sohagi Jahan Tonu's younger brother, was released by his abductors early yesterday, 16 days after he was picked up from his house in Burichang upazila of Comilla by a group of men posing as law enforcers.

April 12, 2016
April 12, 2016

Father saw head injury, inquest found none

Yaar Hossain, father of Sohagi Jahan Tonu, rejects the inquest report as it does not mention some injury marks he saw on his daughter's body after finding her murdered on the night of March 20.

April 11, 2016
April 11, 2016

CID talks to doctors on 1st autopsy

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) yesterday recorded statements of the doctors who conducted the autopsies on Sohagi Jahan Tonu.