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Nusrat murder: Two more suspects held

Published : Saturday, 13 April, 2019 at 11:26 AM  Count : 340

Nusrat murder: Two more suspects held

Nusrat murder: Two more suspects held

Police have arrested two more people in connection with a case filed over the deadly arson attack on madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi in Feni.

A team of Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) arrested Shahadat Hossain Shamim, Sonagazi Senior Fazil Madrasa unit Chhatra League president, from Muktagachha upazila in Mymensingh while Jabed Hossain, a student of the madrasa, was arrested from Rampur in Feni.

Md Moniruzzaman, additional superintendent of PBI (Feni) said, a PBI team arrested Jabed, who is also the student of the madrasa, from Rampur area in the district town around 9:30pm on Friday.

Earlier, a PBI team arrested Nur Uddin from Mymensingh district on Friday and Moksud Alam, a councillor of Sonagazi Municipality and acting general secretary of Awami League's local unit, and also a member of the governing body of Sonagazi Senior Fazil Madrasa, from the capital on Thursday night, according to UNB.

On 6 April, Nusrat was set afire at an examination centre allegedly by people loyal to the principal of her madrasa after he was arrested and subsequently suspended as she had accused him of sexually harassing her.

Nusrat Jahan lost her battle for life on Wednesday night, five days after the incident at Dhaka Medical College and Hospital. Twelve people have so far been arrested in connection with the arson attack.


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