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Nusrat murder: Jabed sent to a further 3-day remand

  • Published at 11:25 am April 20th, 2019
Nusrat Jahan Rafi
File photo of Nusrat Jahan Rafi, an Alim examinee and student of Sonagazi Madrasa in Feni, who died on April 10, after being set on fire on April 6 Dhaka Tribune

Previously, the court had sent him to a five-day remand

A Feni court has sent Jabed Hossain, one of the accused in the murder case of Nusrat Jahan Rafi, to a further three-day remand.

Previously, the court had sent him to a five-day remand, at the completion of which Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) appealed for another five-day remand, of which the court granted three days.

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The court of Feni Senior Magistrate Sharafuddin Ahmed passed the order for the renewed remand on Friday evening, confirmed Special Superintendent of Police (SP) of Chittagong PBI, Md Iqbal.

Until now, police and PBI have arrested 20 people in connection with the murder of Sonagazi Islamia Fazil (Degree) Madrasa student, Nusrat Jahan Rafi. These are: Madrasa Principal Md Sirajaddaula, Councillor and Municipality Awami League General Secretary Maksud Alam, madrasa teacher Absar Uddin, Nusrat's classmate Ariful Islam, Nur Hossain, Kefayatullah, Md Alauddin, Shahidul Islam, Sirajaddaula's niece Umme Sultana Poppy, Jabed Hossain, Jobayer Hossain, Nuruddin, Shahadat Hossain, Md Shamim, Kamrunnahar Moni, Abdur Rahim Sharif, Hafez Abdul Kader and Sonagazi upazila Awami League President Ruhul Amin. 

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All the eight people accused in the case have been arrested.

Nuruddin, Shahadat Hossain Shamim, Abdur Rahim Sharif, Hafez Abdul Kader, and Umme Sultana Poppy have given their confessional statements to the court, admitting their involvement with the murder. 

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Alim examinee Nusrat was set ablaze on the roof of the madrasa on April 6 morning by four burqa-clad assailants after she refused to withdraw the case against Sirajuddaula.

The 18-year-old, with 80% burns on her body, died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital on April 10 after battling death for five days.