She died four days later from burns covering 80 percent of her body. The video was later leaked to the local media. Human Rights Watch noted that the murder occurred close to the fourth anniversary of a case of mass sexual harassment of at least 20 women during Bengali New Year celebrations at Dhaka University in A ccording to the BBC, she appears distressed, trying to cover her face with her hands. Please refresh the page and retry. Death threats ensued and the pressure to withdraw the complaint worsened after the headmaster was arrested.
Sage. Age: 27.
On April 11, as she tried to enter her school to sit her final exams, she was lured to the roof and surrounded by four people wearing burkas, demanding that she renounce her accusations.
Amiyah. Age: 31.
19-year-old Bangladeshi girl set on fire after accusing headteacher of sex assault
She was attacked for refusing to back down from an earlier allegation of an attempted sexual assault against her headmaster. The headmaster remains in custody and the police officer who filmed Ms Rafi has been removed from his post and transferred to another department. There has been little progress on their court case. Thank you for your support.