CU student 'commits suicide'

Chittagong University campus
Chittagong University campus File photo

A female student of Chittagong University (CU) reportedly committed suicide at her home in Dewanbazar, Chattogram on Monday night.

The deceased was identified as Nilom Dhar Arpa, 23. She was a student of public administration department in the academic year of 2013-14 and had graduated last year.

Jahirul Haque Bhuiyan, in-charge of Chattogram Medical College Hospital police outpost, said Arpa hanged herself with a scarf at 11:00pm at her home at Jalal Colony area in Dewan Bazar.

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She was brought to the hospital, where the physician announced her dead, said Bhuiyan adding that the reason of death will be confirmed after autopsy. The brother of the deceased, who appeared with the body, could not say anything about the reason behind the apparent ‘suicide’.