Ex-Sonagazi OC booked over Nusrat video


DHAKA, April 15, 2019 (BSS) – A case has been filed against former
officer in-charge (OC) of Sonagazi Police Station Moazzem Hossain under the
Digital Security Act (DSA) for recording Nusrat Jahan Rafi’s statement on
video and spreading it online.

Supreme Court lawyer Barrister Syed Sayedul Haque Suman filed the case
with Bangladesh Cyber Tribunal this afternoon under section 26, 29 and 31 of

Recording the testimony of the plaintiff, Judge Mohammad As Shams Jaglul
Hossain of Bangladesh Cyber Tribunal asked deputy inspector general of Police
Bureau of Investigation (PBI) to submit probe report on April 30.

According to the allegations, the former Sonagazi OC summoned Nusrat as
she filed a case against Sonagazi Islamia Senior Fazil Madrasa principal
Sirajuddoula for sexual harassment.

The police official in his room started quizzing her about the incident
and was recording the whole incident in absence of any lawyer or female cop.
He was heard scolding her and asking Nusrat indecent questions. Moazzem later
posted the video on different social media sites.

Nusrat was set on fire on April 6 by miscreants and succumbed to her
injuries at Dhaka Medical College Hospital on April 10.

Nusrat had accused Sirajuddoula of harassing her sexually on March 27
while she was exposed to his extreme vengeance on April 6 when she went to
the madrasa to appear in Alim examination.

A group of masked youths, reported to be principal’s stooges, took
Nusrat to the rooftop of the madrasa and set her on fire after tying her with
her scarf.