Eden college BCL president, secretary sued

A case has been filed against eight people including Eden Mohila College unit Chhatra League president Tamanna Jesmin alias Riva and general secretary Razia Sultana on charges of extortion and attempted murder.

The six other accused are: Nuzat Faria Ruksana, Mim Islam, Nur Jahan, Ritu Akhter, Onika Tabassum and Kamrun Nahar.

College unit BCL vice-president Jannatul Ferdous filed the case with the Dhaka chief metropolitan magistrate court on Wednesday.   

Magistrate Syed Mustafa Reza Nur ordered the officer-in-charge of Lalbagh police station to investigate the allegation. The court has also given an order to submit the investigate report by 24 October.

Court bench assistant Towhid Khan confirmed the matter to Prothom Alo. 

Jannatul alleged Jasmin beat her up with a hockey stick in front of Ayesha Hall of Eden College on 25 September. Then the accused Jasmin and Mim strangled her with a scarf in an attempt to kill her. At a stage, they left the scene assuming Jannatul dead. Later, she was taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital for treatment. 

She approached Lalbagh police station on Tuesday to lodge a case in this incident. But they refused to take her case.