TDoR 2023 / 2022 / October / 09 / Joyeey Akter Nagini

Joyeey Akter Nagini

Age 20

9 Oct 2022
Chittagong (Bangladesh)

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Joyeey Akter Nagini

Joyeey was strangled by her partner, who then left her body in a field.

[deadname], age 20, a trans woman / hajira who was also known as Joyeey Akter Nagini, had worn girls’ clothes from a young ago. A few years ago, she fell in love with a young man named Sajal Chandraw Sankar. Two years ago, they privately exchanged wedding vows but kept their marriage a secret.

Several months ago, the relationship soured and Sajal asked her to forget him. Shocked, [Joyeey] stabbed herself in the stomach.

After that, they stayed together until Oct. 7. Then, as they sat at a bus stand, Sajal again asked her to forget him. An argument ensued. Suddenly, Sajal allegedly strangled [Joyeey] with his belt and left her dead body in a field.

Police arrested Sajal for the murder. Allegedly he initially confessed.

Report added: 12 Sep 2023. Last updated: 9 Nov 2023

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