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  • Justice demanded for Tonu Murder

    3 Years into Tonu Murder: No progress yet in investigation

    Three years have gone by and there is still no headway in solving the mystery behind the murder of Victoria College student Sohagi Jahan Tonu.

  • Tonu Killing: CID to get suspects' DNA reports next week

    The DNA test reports of some suspected killers of college student Sohagi Jahan Tonu, who was murdered 27 months back, would be available next week, police said.

  • Tonu's family wants justice

    The family of Sohagi Jahan Tonu has once again sought justice as they were quizzed at the CID headquarters in the capital yesterday.

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    Tonu murder: Family members seek justice

    Family members of Sohagi Jahan Tonu again seek justice for the college girl who was found murdered in a bush in the Comilla Cantonment area on March 20 last year.

  • Tonu murder

    Tonu murder: CID quizzes 3 local artistes

    The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) quizzes three local artistes over the killing of Comilla Victoria College student Sohagi Jahan Tonu.

  • Family ‘being watched’

    With the killers of Sohagi Jahan Tonu yet to be arrested even three months after her brutal murder, Tonu's mother has alleged that her family is kept “under watch”.

  • Cause of Tonu's death still unknown

    It has been nearly three months since her murder, but the cause of her death is still unknown. Like the first autopsy, the second one could not determine how she died.

  • Tonu’s 2nd autopsy finds evidence of ‘sexual assault'

    The second autopsy of Comilla college student Sohagi Jahan Tonu finds evidence of sexual intercourse. First autopsy report however did not find any evidence of rape.

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    Tonu murder: Second autopsy report due tomorrow

    The second autopsy report of slain Comilla Victoria College student Sohagi Jahan Tonu is to be submitted to the investigation officer on June 12, 2016.

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    CMCH board gets Tonu’s full DNA report

    Law enforcers submit to the Comilla Medical College Hospital the full report of DNA test on murdered college student Sohagi Jahan Tonu.

  • Tonu’s autopsy doctor 'receives death threat'

    The doctor who performed second autopsy of Comilla college student Sohagi Jahan Tonu receives death threat. Ahead of publication of the report, an anonymous letter has advised him to prepare it in a "prescribed manner".

  • Tonu’s parents call DNA test findings a clear path to justice

    The parents of Sohagi Jahan Tonu expresses satisfaction over the DNA test report by the Criminal Investigation Department, saying the positive results of the test are a clear path to justice.

  • Evidence of rape found, finally

    Sohagi Jahan Tonu was raped before she was murdered.

  • Sohagi Jahan Tonu

    Tonu murder: DNA test finds evidence of rape

    Investigators found evidence of rape after DNA test on slain Comilla college student Sohagi Jahan Tonu, a CID official confirms.

  • Prof Mizanur Rahman

    Doubt arising due to delay in Tonu murder probe: NHRC chief

    Delay in Sohagi Jahan Tonu murder probe has made people doubt the progress in capturing real culprits, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chairman Prof Mizanur Rahman says.

  • Compensation hard to ensure

    She was gang raped by railway employees at the railway rest room in Kolkata while travelling in India on February 26, 1998. The incident triggered outrage. Maitree, a network of 42 women's groups and NGOs in Kolkata, moved to Kolkata High Court seeking compensation for the 27-year old Shefali Begum (name changed to protect her identity).

  • A long, insulting walk to justice for rape victims

    Her dark-circled, deep-set eyes gave her a hollow look. The eyes were full of fear and mistrust. The girl gave sideways glances as she hesitantly walked into the office of the One-stop-Crisis Centre (OCC) at Dhaka Medical College Hospital last month. She looked afraid, and when she noticed a man sitting in the room, she immediately cringed.

  • Justice for Tonu: All are hoping against hope

    Tonu is dead! That's the only thing investigators can say for sure after more than a month since the body of the 19-year-old was found in Comilla Cantonment area.

  • Tonu murder: HC vacation bench sends writ to regular bench

    The High Court (HC) asks to place a writ seeking judicial inquiry into the murder of Comilla Victoria College student Sohagi Jahan Tonu, before a regular bench.

  • Tonu murder: 4 more interrogated

    A team of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) interrogates four people over the killing of college girl Sohagi Jahan Tonu.

  • Tonu killing: HC bench drops plea for judicial enquiry

    For the second time in two days, a High Court bench drops a writ petition that sought a judicial enquiry into the murder of Comilla college student Sohagi Jahan Tonu.

  • Shafik arrested to divert attention: Fakhrul

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir claimed the arrest of Shafik Rehman intends to divert the attention from Bangladesh Bank cyber heist and Tonu murder.

  • Tonu murder pre-planned: CID

    The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) claims that the murder of Victoria College girl Sohagi Jahan Tonu was a planned one.

  • Advocate Salma Ali

    Tonu's murder should not go unpunished: Adv Salma Ali

    It has been almost a month now and still we have not seen any significant progress in the investigation into Sohagi Jahan Tonu's killing. In an interview with Shamsuddoza Sajen of The Daily Star, BNWLA's (Bangladesh National Women Lawyers' Association) Executive Director Advocate Salma Ali pinpoints various loopholes in the investigation process. BNWLA is providing legal support to the victim's family.

  • Her zeal for arts defined her life

    Tonu had an artiste within her, which she was well aware of and so wanted dearly to flourish.

  • Missing friend of Tonu's brother returns

    Mizanur Rahman, a friend of the younger brother of slain college student Sohagi Jahan Tonu, returns home safely 16 days after he went missing from Comilla.

  • CID talks to doctors on 1st autopsy

    The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) yesterday recorded statements of the doctors who conducted the autopsies on Sohagi Jahan Tonu.

  • Tonu killing: Students threaten hartal Apr 25

    Students have threatened a half-day countrywide hartal for April 25 if killers of Comilla college student Sohagi Jahan Tonu are not arrested. Also, they have threatened to pull down the government if it remains indifferent in regard to serving justice for Tonu – the girl who was found dead near Comilla cantonment on March 20.

  • Tonu's murderers must not get away

    Tonu's body was exhumed for fresh autopsy; it reminds us of the slain journalist couple Sagar-Runi whose bodies were also dug up from their graves to find clues.

  • Cops now wait for 2nd autopsy report

    The CID officials investigating Tonu murder case now look to the second autopsy report for clues as the first report gave almost none.