Abdur Rahman Saikat has been shown arrested over his alleged involvement in the ‘unnatural death’ of the Stamford University student Rubaiyat Sharmin Rumpa, whose body was found in Dhaka on Wednesday night.
Police made Saikat accused in the incident and sent him to court after showing him arrested. They also sought seven days remand of the accused.Detectives Branch of police took Saikat in their custody for interrogation yesterday but they arrested him today (Sunday morning), Masudur Rahman, deputy commissioner (media) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police said.
The arrestee Abdur Rahman Saikat is a friend of Rumpa. A DB team detained Saikat on Saturday night based on secret information.
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.