Death of Aritry: Trial start against two Viqarunnisa teachers | 2019-07-10

Death of Aritry: Trial start against two Viqarunnisa teachers

Sun Online Desk

10th July, 2019 01:22:13 printer

Death of Aritry: Trial start against two Viqarunnisa teachers

A Dhaka court on Wednesday framed charges against two teachers of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College in a case filed for instigating one of their students Aritri Adhikary to commit suicide.

Dhaka third additional metropolitan sessions judge Rabiul Alam passed the order after taking the charges against the two teachers into cognisance in the case.

The court also fixed October 27 to start recording testimony of witnesses in the case.

Police on March 28 submitted the charge sheet against the then principal of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College Nazneen Ferdous and morning shift in-charge of the school’s Bailey Road branch Zinat Akhtar.

Aritri was found hanging from a ceiling fan of her residence in the capital’s Shantinagar on December 3 in 2018, hours after she and her parents were allegedly insulted by the teachers.

 She was rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) where doctors declared her dead.

 Aritri’s father Dilip Adhikary on December 4 filed the case with Paltan Police Station against the three teachers.


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