13 July 2020

Nurse Tania murder: Charges pressed against 9 in Kishoreganj

Nurse Shahinoor Akhter Tania. -

Police on Thursday pressed charges against nine people, including the bus driver, in a case filed over the murder of nurse Shahinoor Akhter Tania after ‘gang-rape’ on the moving vehicle in Bajitpur upazila of Kishoreganj district, UNB reports.

Inspector Md Sarwar Jahan of Bajirpur Police Station, also the investigation officer of the case, submitted a charge-sheet before the Judicial Magistrate Court -2.

Those charge-sheeted are bus driver Md Nuruzzaman Nuru, bus owner Md Al Mamun, Swarnalata Paribahan Managing Director Md Parvez Sarkar Pavel, Borhan, Md Al Amin, Rafiqul Islam, Khokon Mia and Bakul Mia alias Langra Bakul.

Of them, Borhan and Al Amin have been on the run.

The victim boarded a bus of 'Swarnalata Paribahan' from Mohakhali bus stand in the capital on May 6 on her way home.

When the bus reached Ujanpur in Katiadi, other passengers except Tania got down from the bus around 9:30pm.

Later, the driver and his helper violated the girl in the moving bus and strangled her to death before throwing the body out of the vehicle at Gazaria near Bajitpur upazila.

Locals spotted the victim lying on the road and took her to Katiadi Upazila Health Complex where doctors declared her dead around 10:45pm.

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