Housewife found dead in Gulshan

Staff Correspondent

15 June, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Police recovered the body of a housewife from a residence at Gulshan-2 in the capital on Monday. 

The deceased was identified as Israt Jahan Mitu, 27, wife of one Ratul.

Amirul Islam, inspector (investigation) of Gulshan Police Station, told the Daily Sun on information that a woman jumped off the rooftop of a 10-storey residential building in Gulshan-2, a team of police rushed to the spot and found the body of the victim beside a swimming pool in the house.

Police are interrogating the members of the family to know whether she jumped from the building or was pushed off, he said.

Mohammad Masud, maternal uncle of Mitu, told the Daily Sun that family members of the Mitu’s father-in-law phoned him, saying Mitu became sick.

“After hearing the news, I came to the house and found Mitu already dead,” he said.  

“I suspect she was pushed off the rooftop,” said Masud.

He also said the couple has three children -- one daughter and two sons.