Members of the Sitakunda Police Station arrested Moni Begum on July 18, 2012 at around 9:00pm from her house ‘Bonoful’ at 343/344, Block # G, Bishwa Colony, Sitakunda. Eleven days after her arrest, the police formally took Moni on remand on July 29, 2012. Her family alleged she was tortured.
The mother of two, Sharmin Aktar and Shabrin Aktar, Moni is the daughter of late Abdul Matin and Rumer Nesa. Her husband is late Shahid.