Rumpa's death: Police show Saikat arrested in murder case

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

Abdur Rahman Saikat is produced before the court after he was detained in connection with the death of Stamford University student Rubaiyat Sharmin Rumpa. The photo is taken from the chief metropolitan magistrate court on 8 December. Photo: Dipu MalakarAbdur Rahman Saikat, who was detained on Saturday night over the death of Stamford University student Rubaiyat Sharmin Rumpa under mysterious circumstances, was shown arrested in the case filed over the incident, reports UNB.

Police will produce him before the court today (Sunday) seeking a seven-day remand, said deputy commissioner (Media) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police Masudur Rahman.

On Saturday, detectives detained Saikat for interrogation over the death of Rumpa, who was found dead in an alley under mysterious circumstances.

The body of Rumpa, 22, a second-year English student of Siddheswari branch of the private university, was recovered from an alley of the area on Wednesday night.

Police sent her body to Dhaka Medical College Hospital morgue as an unidentified one. Later, her family members identified the body on Thursday evening.

On Thursday morning, police filed a murder case with Ramna police station in this connection.

Claiming that Rumpa, daughter of police inspector Rokan Uddin, was murdered, her family members and fellows demanded arrest of the perpetrators.

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