Sixteen charged for burning girl alive in Bangladesh

16 people have been charged for burning a girl to death in Bangladesh.

Nusrat Jahan Rafi, 19, was doused with kerosene and set on fire on the roof of her Islamic school on 6 April.

The horrific attack came days after she filed a complaint of sexual harassment.

Headmaster Siraj Ud Doula, targeted in the complaint, is among those charged.

Police say he ordered her murder from prison when she refused to withdraw her accusations against him.

In the wake of Ms Rafi's death, which came four days after she was burnt, Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina pledged that every person involved in the killing would be brought to justice.

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