Sources at Hatirjheel police station said Mehebullah Tausif came to Dhaka a week ago to enroll at Jagannath University. He stayed at a relative’s house at Mohanagar Project of Hatirjheel. His body was found hanging from celling fan with a scarf at a room on the fourth floor of the house.

The body was sent to Dhaka Medical College morgue for autopsy.

Speaking to Prothom Alo, Hatirjheel police station officer-in-charge (OC) police preliminary suspect Mehebbulah Tousif might have committed suicide over relations.

Cause of the death would be ascertained after investigation, he added.