The police recovered the hanging body of a student named Shahnaz from the accounting and information systems department of Rokeya Shwa Vidyalaya from a student residence in Kamar Mor area of Rangpur city. Citing the preliminary investigation, the police said that the student committed suicide after being shocked by the news of her lover’s marriage.
Officer-in-Charge (SI) of Rokeya University Police Outpost Izar said, on Saturday (September 3) at around 11:00 PM, Azizul Haque of Qamar Mor area was found hanging with a fan in a room of the student residence. Later, the body of Shahnaz was brought down by breaking the door in the presence of the University’s Proctoral Body, Mess Owners Association President and others. The student’s parents have been informed. When they come, the rest of the formalities will be completed. His house is in Dakshin Ghagoa village of Gaibandha Sadar Upazila.
This police officer also said that they have not found any suicide notes in that room so far. However, after speaking to the girlfriend’s family and other students of the mess, preliminary investigations revealed that Shahnaz was having an affair with someone in the village’s home side. Shocked by the news of her lover’s marriage, she commits suicide. Further investigation is being done in this incident and the whole matter will be known then.
Proctor of the university Golam Rabbani said that after receiving the news that a student of the university had committed suicide, he went to the spot with the proctoral body. After informing the police, they came and took down the body. The police have been asked to fulfill all the formalities of the incident and take measures to hand over the body. The student’s name is Shahnaz Akhtar Munni. He is a 10th batch student of Accounting and Information Science department of the university.
The students staying in the dormitory said that the door of Shahnaz’s room was closed since 3 pm on Saturday. Shahnaz did not open the door even though it was late in the afternoon, her girlfriends knocked on the door from 8:30 pm. But without getting a response, Shahnaz saw Aruna hanging from the fan through the window.
Seeing their beloved classmate hanging like this, the two students immediately lost consciousness. After receiving the information, the police came and took the body of the student from the fan in the presence of the proctorial body of the university and the head of the department.