Police recovered the body of a police officer’s wife from Bhatara area in the capital early Saturday.
The deceased was identified as Mina Akhter, 25, wife of Sohel Rana, assistant sub-inspector of Bhatara Police Station.Al-Imam Rajon, sub-inspector of Bhatara Police Station, said that Sohel Rana and his wife used to live at a rented house in Solmaid area.
Being informed, a team of police went to the house and found the body lying on the bed at around 3:00am. The body had injury marks at the neck, he added.
“The deceased’s husband Sohel Rana said they both locked into a family altercation on Friday night. Following the altercation Mina committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling fan of the room,” SI Imam said. The SI said the actual cause of death will be known from the autopsy result.
Following legal procedures, the body was sent to Dhaka Medical College morgue for autopsy, the SI said.