Court Reporter: Munia’s sister Nusrat Jahan Tania has filed a case of ‘murder and rape’ against Bashundhara Group managing director Sayem Sobhan Anvir and his family members after police gave a final report in the case of college student Mosarat Jahan Munia’s ‘incitement to suicide.
The case was filed in the court of Begum Mafruza Parveen, a judge of Dhaka’s No. 8 Women and Child Abuse Suppression Tribunal, on Monday.
Following the plaintiff’s statement, the judge directed the Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) to investigate the allegations and submit a report, Public Prosecutor Mohammad Rezaul Karim said.
Besides Bashundhara MD Anvir, his father Bashundhara Group Chairman Ahmed Akbar Sobhan, mother Afroza Sobhan, Anvir’s wife Sabrina and Sharmin, Saifa Rahman Mim, model Faria Mahbub Piasa and Ibrahim Ahmed Ripon have been charged in the case.
Asked what was alleged in the case, plaintiff’s lawyer Masud Salauddin said, He was later brutally murdered without getting married. And others accused including his family members helped in this. ”
“We have charged eight people,” he said. The court has directed the PBI to investigate the case.
Police recovered the body of 21-year-old Mosharat Jahan Munia from a flat in Gulshan, Dhaka, on the night of April 26.
That night, the girl’s sister Nusrat Jahan Tania filed a case against Anvir at Gulshan police station, alleging incitement to suicide.
It is said that Sayem Sobhan Anvi had a relationship with Munia by showing the ‘temptation of marriage’. He used to travel to that house. But without getting married, he gave the opposite ‘threat’ to Munia.
The MD of Bashundhara Group never spoke to the media about that allegation. The police submitted a final report to the court on July 19 stating that no ‘involvement’ was found in Munia’s death.
Munia’s sister Nusrat Jahan Tania, the plaintiff in the case, expressed distrust in the police report and sought an inquiry into the case through another Keno agency. Dismissing it, Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Rajesh Chowdhury accepted the final report on August 16 and acquitted Sayem Sobhan Anvir of the charges.
Barrister M Sarwar Hossain, one of the plaintiff’s lawyers, said that day, “We will seek a revision in the high court. We already knew such orders. ”
Munia was a second year student of Mirpur Cantonment Public School and College in Dhaka. His home is at Manoharpur in Comilla; The family lives there. He got up in the flat rented for one lakh rupees a couple of months before his death.
After recovering Munia’s body, the police recovered various signs including his mobile phone, including six diaries. The police at the time also said that they had found ‘evidence’ of Anveer’s journey to Munia’s flat by examining the CCTV video.
However, at the end of the investigation, the police said that Anvir was not involved in Munia’s ‘suicide’.