Home > News Shots > World

By S Vikram | Oct 25, 2019 11:11 AM

Bangladesh court announced death sentence to 16 people who were accused and later convicted in the murder of a schoolgirl as per BDNews24. On April 6 Nusrat Jahan Rafi, a 19-year-old schoolgirl at Feni, Eastern Bangladesh was set on fire by some of the people who are affiliated to the school. Having suffered intense burns, Rafi breathed her last on April 10.

Death sentence to nusrat jahan murder accused, Bangladesh

The precedents of the incident involve Rafi accusing school principal SM Siraj-Ud-Doula of sexual abuse and lodging a complaint. 

Reportedly her acquisition had angered the principal and fellow loyalties who called Rafi to the school's terrace on April 6 and asked to withdraw the complaint. As Rafi refused to hold back from her stand, the loyalties poured kerosene on her and lit her alive.

The incident became a social tragedy in Bangladesh that led to various protests and rallies seeking justice for the perpetrators of Nusrat's Murder. Six months after the brutal murder, on October 24, the court issued death sentence to the convicted 16 people - Siraj, Nur Uddin, Shahadat Hossain Shamim, councilor Maksud Alam, Saifur Rahman Mohammad Zobair, Shakhawat Hossain Jabed, Hafez Abdul Kader, Absar Uddin, Kamrun Nahar Moni, Umme Sultana Poppy, Abdur Rahim Sharif, Iftekhar Uddin Rana, Imran Hossain Mamun, Mohammad Shamim, Ruhul Amin, and Mohiuddin Shakil. .Reportedly, the judgement is "Unprecendent" in the context of Bangladesh history.

அரசியல், விளையாட்டு, நாட்டுநடப்பு, குற்ற சம்பவங்கள், வர்த்தகம், தொழில்நுட்பம், சினிமா, வாழ்க்கை முறை என பலதரப்பட்ட சுவாரஸ்யமான செய்திகளை தமிழில் படிக்க இங்கு கிளிக் செய்யவும்