Friday, 5th March 2021

Family members of Nusrat Jahan Rafi threatened over phone

Dhaka, Oct 26 (BAN/ AD): On Friday Nusrat’s mother, brother threatened over phone. After this incident around 10-12 policemen have been stationed outside their home for security. Mahmudul Hasan Noman, brother of Nusrat Jahan Rafi, said him and their mother were threatened over the phone.

Nusrat’s brother Noman, told “I was threatened over the phone from an unknown number on Friday. Earlier in the morning, my mother was also threatened.” He also added his family had gone to Feni court around 8:30am on Thursday, and saw that his cable connection was cut when they returned home. Police restored the cable connection six hours later.

On Thursday 16 accused in Nusrat murder case were sentenced by Feni Women and Child Repression Prevention Tribunal and also fined them Tk1 lakh each.

Nusrat Jahan Rafi died on April 10 after she was burnt by supporters of former madrasa principal Md Sirajuddaula on April 6. She had filed a sexual harassment complaint against the principal on March 27 with the Sonagazi police station, following which he was arrested, and jailed.

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