Rumpa’s death: No evidence of rape found

Sun Online Desk

14th December, 2019 01:52:54 printer

Rumpa’s death: No evidence of rape found

Forensic Department of Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) did not find any evidence of rape in the autopsy of Stamford University student Rubaiyat Sharmin Rumpa.

Dr Sohel Mahmud, head of the DMC Forensic Medicine Department, confirmed the news to media after receiving the postmortem report on Saturday.

He said: "The report will be sent to the police on Sunday after primarily analysing findings of a postmortem report."

Twenty-two-year-old Rumpa, a second-year English student of the private university in the capital’s Siddheshwari, was found dead in an alley behind Ayesha Shopping Complex on December 4 around 10:45pm.

Police learned her identity the next day.

The Detective Branch (DB) of police collected several clips of footage of the 11-storey Ayesha Shopping Complex and surrounding areas to track Rumpa’s whereabouts before her death.

The next day, Saikat, a friend to Rumpa, was arrested and placed on a four-day remand in connection with the death.