May 7, 2021


Beyond law

Loss of life of University Female: Her diaries hold vital proof

Six diaries of the faculty college student discovered dead in a Gulshan flat on Monday include critical evidence supporting the allegations towards Bashundhara Team Running Director Sayem Sobhan Anvir of abetting suicide, law enforcement stated.

“The victim’s utter disappointment and mental breakdown are mirrored in her diaries, which we have seized. Her writings will be crucial proof,” Sudip Chakrabarty, deputy commissioner (Gulshan division) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police, told reporters yesterday.

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Meanwhile, the victim’s elder sister, who submitted a case with Gulshan Police Station under segment 306 of Bangladesh Penal Code on Tuesday, mentioned she obtained threatening phone calls from unknown people today asking her to withdraw the scenario towards Anvir or go through the same fate as her sister.

In another advancement, the accused Bashundhara MD sought anticipatory bail from the Substantial Court. The bail petition has been included in the induce list for hearing nowadays.

Sudip Chakrabarty reported, “… she [the victim] wrote [in the diary] about their romantic relationship, the social boundaries to recognition of the partnership, her expectation of a delighted conjugal lifestyle with the accused and the obstacles from his family.”

She comprehensive her critical irritation in her diaries and these will be the crucial to setting up the case, he said.

Police collected CCTV footage from the setting up, data from the victim’s telephones, and other circumstantial proof.

“By way of good assessment of the evidence, we will be in a position to develop an essential dimension in the investigation,” the DC said.

Police are on the lookout forward to receiving the post-mortem report as early as probable simply because it may possibly ascertain the induce of demise, the DC stated, incorporating that officers were being also awaiting the benefits of the DNA and forensic exams.

“We want all the evidence to verify the circumstance when we submit the investigation report to courtroom.”

The police will believe about arresting the accused following acquiring all the essential proof, he reported.

“We are all making an attempt to assure justice for the sufferer and there is no tension on law enforcement about the investigation.”

The incident induced a stir in the region and Property Minister Asaduzzaman Khan yesterday advised reporters at his Dhanmondi home: “Whoever commits a criminal offense will experience the regulation. The incident is under investigation. We will share the aspects soon after the investigation is total.”

A Dhaka court issued a vacation ban on Anvir after the police submitted a petition seeking a directive in this regard.

Police on Monday evening recovered the body of the college or university pupil of Cumilla at a rented flat in Gulshan.

The pursuing day, her sister sued the Bashundhara Group MD Anvir for abetting her dying by suicide.

In accordance to the complaint, Anvir produced a connection with the victim, aged 21 at the time of her loss of life, and promised to marry her.

Stability guards of the building in Gulshan advised police that the accused used to visit her flat, exactly where she lived by herself.

The complainant informed The Day-to-day Star yesterday that her sister named her in tears on April 25, expressing that Anvir would not marry her and that she was in trouble and an accident could transpire any time.

The victim’s elder sister stated just after arriving in Dhaka from Cumilla the pursuing working day and breaking the lock on the door of the flat, she found her sister’s physique hanging from the ceiling enthusiast.

“I filed the case over instigating suicide against Anvir based on what I observed and what my sister experienced instructed me. No matter whether it was a murder or an instance of abetting suicide will be discovered by the regulation enforcement organizations just after a suitable investigation,” she claimed.

According to the complaint, in 2019, Anvir took the victim to a rented flat in the capital’s Banani where they started off dwelling alongside one another.

Final yr, Anvir’s relatives arrived to know about his marriage with the female and his mom threatened the target with dire effects, asking her to leave Dhaka, the complainant claimed in the FIR.


The victim’s elder sister, who submitted the situation, informed The Each day Star yesterday that she acquired various phone calls from many not known numbers given that Tuesday night.

“Some of the callers threatened me with related consequences confronted by my sister if I didn’t withdraw the situation,” she mentioned.

She furnished two of the mobile phone quantities from which she received the threatening calls. These correspondents termed the figures numerous situations yesterday but discovered the two switched off.

According to the complainant, the callers utilised abusive terms and explained to her that she experienced filed a circumstance versus the Bashundhara MD for monetary gains.

The complainant explained she informed the matter to the law enforcement station of her hometown.

Meanwhile, Sharun Chowdhury, son of Awami League lawmaker and parliament whip Shamsul Haque Chowdhury, advised The Day-to-day Star that a screenshot of his dialogue with the target that has gone viral on social media was bogus.

“It can be a phony screenshot. There was no day in the discussion. I requested the regulation enforcement organizations to conduct a electronic forensic evaluation of the screenshot. I under no circumstances satisfied her [the victim] or had any dialogue with her,” he reported about the telephone, adding that he experienced not been contacted by regulation enforcement about the concern.

“Anvir has a personnel enmity with me… Bashundhara Group is hoping to divert the difficulty by spreading the faux screenshot. I urge the regulation enforcement organizations to do a correct probe,” he reported.


Anvir sought anticipatory bail from the High Courtroom by way of his attorneys, Supreme Court attorney Sayed Ahmed Raza informed The Day-to-day Star.

The bail petition has been involved as merchandise No 14 in the lead to record of the bench of Justice Mamnoon Rahman and Justice Khandaker Diliruzzaman for listening to currently.

Contacted, Deputy Attorney Normal Md Tahirul Islam explained his workplace was yet to receive a copy of the petition as of 8:25pm last night.

Anvir need to surface before the HC bench for anticipatory bail all through the hearing, he added.


The central committee of Amra Muktijoddhar Shantan in a assertion yesterday demanded a judicial probe into the incident to discover out irrespective of whether it was a suicide or a planned murder.

Signed by the organisation’s President Sazzad Hossain and Typical Secretary Rashedul Shahin, the assertion demanded truthful demo and punishment of the offender.