The body of college teacher Khairun Nahar, who married a college student in Gurudaspur upazila of Natore, has been recovered.
Police recovered the body of 40-year old assistant professor at Gurudaspur Khubjeepur M Haque Degree College from a rented house in Ballaripara area of Natore city at 7am on Sunday.
Though they got married on December 12 last year after six months of a love affair the matter came to light on July 31 this year. The couple faced huge cyber bullying on social media platforms over their marriage.
Natore police station Officer-in-charge (OC) Nasim Ahmed confirmed the news.
Meanwhile, police have taken her husband Mamun Hossain, 22, into custody for questioning.
Meanwhile, a team of Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) inspected the scene and collected samples from the flat, said he.
Mamun claimed that Khairun committed suicide by hanging from a ceiling fan with her scruff. Later he brought down her body by setting fire on the scruff as he found nothing to cut it off, said the inspector.
He also came out of the house in the early morning and called the caretaker informing that his wife Khairun committed suicide.
Subsequently, the caretaker informed the matter to the house owner putting Mamun under lock and key in the flat, said the police officer, adding that on information, they recovered the body from the flat.