• Thursday, Jan 27, 2022
  • Last Update : 03:32 am

Nusrat murder: TIB demands judicial probe into cops’ role

  • Published at 09:04 pm April 18th, 2019
web-nusrat-feni-madrsa student
The photo shows the bandaged feet of Feni madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi at Dhaka Medical College Hospital, who died there while undergoing treatment on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 Dhaka Tribune

Withdrawal of a police official from a police station cannot be a punishment, says the TIB chief

Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) on Thursday demanded judicial probe into the alleged negligence of duty by police in connection with the murder of Feni madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi.

The anti-graft watchdog in a statement also demanded strong enforcement of law to ensure punishment of those involved in the murder, reports UNB.

The statement read: "Violence against women across the country considering the number and gravity of atrocities now reached at a level which is unimaginable. There is no alternative to ensuring strict enforcement of law against the responsible people and their associates to deal with this situation.”

TIB Executive Director Dr Iftekharuzzaman said: "We hope investigation will be carried out properly and the responsible people will receive exemplary punishment. But, we are worried about the allegations brought against the police officials concerned over their negligence of duty and connection in the incident."

Each allegation against the police officials concerned should be investigated properly and the police officials concerned as well as the overall police administration should be brought under accountability, he said.

Withdrawal of a police official from a police station cannot be a punishment, said Iftekharuzzaman adding: "The people want to see proper implementation of the prime minister's assurance that none of those involved in the murder will be spared."

On April 6, Nusrat was set ablaze 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 in Sonagazi upazila in Feni.

Nusrat Jahan died on April 10 at Dhaka Medical College Hospital.

Facebook 50
blogger sharing button blogger
buffer sharing button buffer
diaspora sharing button diaspora
digg sharing button digg
douban sharing button douban
email sharing button email
evernote sharing button evernote
flipboard sharing button flipboard
pocket sharing button getpocket
github sharing button github
gmail sharing button gmail
googlebookmarks sharing button googlebookmarks
hackernews sharing button hackernews
instapaper sharing button instapaper
line sharing button line
linkedin sharing button linkedin
livejournal sharing button livejournal
mailru sharing button mailru
medium sharing button medium
meneame sharing button meneame
messenger sharing button messenger
odnoklassniki sharing button odnoklassniki
pinterest sharing button pinterest
print sharing button print
qzone sharing button qzone
reddit sharing button reddit
refind sharing button refind
renren sharing button renren
skype sharing button skype
snapchat sharing button snapchat
surfingbird sharing button surfingbird
telegram sharing button telegram
tumblr sharing button tumblr
twitter sharing button twitter
vk sharing button vk
wechat sharing button wechat
weibo sharing button weibo
whatsapp sharing button whatsapp
wordpress sharing button wordpress
xing sharing button xing
yahoomail sharing button yahoomail