College Girl Death

Police yet to quiz lone accused Sayem

Human chain in Cumilla demands justice

Staff Correspondent | Published: 00:13, May 06,2021


The police quizzed and recorded statements of most of the relevant witnesses over Gulshan college girl death incident save for the lone accused of instigating the suicide, Sayem Sobhan, the managing director Bashundhara Group.

Meanwhile, a human chain in Cumilla on Wednesday demanded justice over the murder of Mosarat.

Police’s deputy commissioner of Gulshan division Sudip Kumar Chakrabarty earlier said that official documents showed that Sayem is still in Bangladesh, although his wife, younger  brother and some other family members have travelled to Dubai a day after the death of Mosarat.

Police, however, did not share location of Sayem.

The police said that they along with Mosarat’s family recovered her body hanging from the ceiling fan in the flat on April 26.

The apartment’s owner Ibahim Ripon was present when the police broke open the flat and recovered the body.

Ripon said that police quizzed him and recorded his statement as well as the statements his wife and the building security guard four to five days few days ago.

The apartment is still sealed off.

Ripon said that he rented the apartment to Munia in the presence of her sister Nusrat Jahan and Munia moved in on March 1.

The security guard Ayub Ali said that Sayem used to visit the apartment often.

Despite a visit to DC Sudip’s office and repeated attempts to reach him over cellphone on Wednesday, he could not be reached for comments.

Earlier, he told New Age that they were collecting evidence and analysing them on priority basis to establish whether there was any proof of abetment of the suicide.

Muktijoddha Sangsad Santan Command organised a human chain in Cumilla town demanding terming Mosrat’s death as murder.

The college girl’s sister Nusrat, Awami League lawmaker AKM Bahauddin Bahar, and other local party leader attended the human chain.

The speakers alleged that Mosarat was murdered in a planned way.

The lawmaker warned of tougher movement if justice is not delivered in Mosarat’s murder.

Nusrat blamed Sayem for the death saying that she was lured and deceived by Sayem over the false promise of marriage.

The police said that Mosarat had been in relationship with Bashundhara Group MD Sayem for two years and the businessman used to visit the Gulshan flat often.

Mosarat’s sister filed the murder case and a Dhaka court on April 27 imposed a ban on foreign travel of Sayem in the case of abetting the suicide after the Gulshan police had sought a travel ban.

The police seized six dairies of Mosarat from the flat.

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