Thursday, 24th June 2021

HC orders investigation into role of Sonagazi madrasa chairman in Nusrat murder case

Dhaka, July 15 (BAN/ AD): Investigation has been ordered against Sonagazi Islamia Senior Fazil Madrasa’s managing committee Chairman Enamul Karim for his alleged role in murder of Nusrat Nusrat Jahan Rafi.

On hearing a writ petition on Monday HC bench of justices FRM Nazmul Ahsan and KM Kamrul Kader passed the order for investigation. Court has also set August 18 deadline for the secretaries of home and education to head the investigation, and submitted the report.

The writ in HC was filed by Advocate Eunus Ali Akond on June 30, with an annexed report published by Samakal on June 21. The Samakal article was about an investigation that had been conducted by the Police Headquarters and subsequently a report that had been submitted to the Ministry of Home Affairs.

Nusrat 18 was set on fire on April 6 the terrace of the madrasa by supporters of Sirajuddaula in broad daylight, She had refused to take back complaint filed by her. She breathed her last on April 10 at Dhaka Medical College Hospital. Her case sparked nationwide outrage.

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