Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of police today recorded
statements from slain Sohagi Jahan Tonu’s parents in connection with her
“We have just started the investigation. Tonu’s parents were called
to our office. We questioned them to learn about some matters. We can
question them further for the sake of investigation. This is a
continuous process,” Special Superintendent of Police Nazmul Karim Khan
told The Daily Star.
The sensational murder case was shifted to the CID on March 29.
“In line with the directives of the police headquarters, the case was
shifted to the CID to expedite its probe,” Mohammad Shah Abid Hossain,
superintendent of police (SP) in Comilla, told The Daily Star that day.
Tonu, a second year history student Comilla Victoria Government
College and a theatre activist, was murdered near Comilla Cantonment
area on March 20 night.
According to a press release of ISPR, the unconscious body of the
19-year-old college student was found in the bordering area of the
cantonment by the victim’s father and he informed the military police.
Right away, Tonu was taken to the Combined Military Hospital there and the duty-doctor declared her dead.
Later, Tonu's father, Yar Hossain filed a murder case with Comilla Kotawali Police Station.