Feni, July 4 (UNB) – The case filed against SM Sirajuddoula, principal of Sonagazi Islamia Senior Fazil Madrasa for sexually harassing his student Nusrat Jahan Rafi before burning her to death, was shifted to Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal on Thursday.
Feni Senior Judicial Magistrate Zakir Hossain shifted the case fixing July 9 for the next hearing.
On Wednesday, the court took cognisance of charges brought against SM Sirajuddoula after Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) submitted the charge-sheet.
The PBI submitted the 271-page charge-sheet 98 days into the sexual harassment of the madrasa girl. A total of 29 people were made witnesses in the case.
Meanwhile, night guard M Mostafa of the madrasa testified before the Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal on Thursday in murder case filed over the killing of Nusrat.
Tribunal Judge Mamunur Rashid fixed July 7 for the next hearing.
On March 27, Sirajuddoula sexually harassed Nusrat in his office. Her mother filed the case against the principal the following day.
On April 6, Nusrat was set afire at an examination centre allegedly by people loyal to the principal after he was arrested and subsequently suspended following the filing of the case.
She lost her battle for life on April 10 at Dhaka Medical College Hospital in the capital.