College girl dies after being burnt at boyfriend’s home

New Age Online

A college girl was allegedly burned to death by her boyfriend’s family at Naogaon of Kapasia in Gazipur on Wednesday.
The victim is identified as Nusrat Jahan Santa, 19, a student of Tejgaon Women’s College and resident of East Nakhalpara in Tejgaon.
Victim’s sister Akhi and mother said Nusrat was in a relationship with Towhidur Rahman Tomal, 21, for past one year and a half.
Their families were planning for their marriage while six months earlier suddenly Tomal left the country for Malaysia and dined to marry Santa.
On Wednesday morning Nusrat went to Tomal’s house to talk about the marriage and Tomal’s parents burned her to death, Nusrat’s family alleged.
Meanwhile Tomal’s family said the girl went to their house and threatened to commit suicide if Tomal does not marry her.
Finally at one stage she set her on fire.
Police arrested Tomal’s parents and a neighbour over the matter.
The resident surgeon at Dhaka Medical College and Hospital’s urn unit, Partha Sangkar Pal, said the 95 per cent of victim’s body was burned when she was admitted to the hospital.
Later around 3:45am she succumbed to her injuries, he added.

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