Police arrested a female college teacher on charge of torturing her domestic help to death in capital’s New Market area on Saturday night.
The arrestee is identified as Farzana Islam, a teacher of accounting at Bir Sreshtha Noor Mohammad Public College.Police recovered the body of Laily, 17, from the Farzana’s flat on the third-floor of a residential building.
Atikul Biswas Mukul, sub-inspector of New Market Police Station, confirmed the news.
The body was sent to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) morgue for an autopsy, he said.
Laily had bruises on her lips, hip and both legs; cut marks on her chin; and scars on her neck, he added.
The SI said victim's mother Shyamola Begum filed a murder case in this regard with the police station.