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2 female tourists die in Cox’s Bazar hotels

2 female tourists die in Cox’s Bazar hotels

COX’S BAZAR: Two female tourists died in Cox’s Bazar, police said on Thursday.

The deceased were identified as Maruaa Khanam, 22, and Laboni Aktar, 21, hailed from Dhaka.

Cox’s Bazar additional SP Md Rafiqul Islam said that Marufa, who had checked into Hotel Royal Tulip with a man named Nasir Uddin, was rushed to Sadar Hospital after she complained of breathing problems on Wednesday afternoon.

She was declared dead on arrival by doctors at the hospital, he said.

Major Rafiqul Islam (retired), the security in-charge of the hotel, said that the two had identified themselves as husband and wife at the time of check-in in the morning.

ASP Rafiqul said the body was kept in the hospital morgue for an autopsy.

“Nasir was detained for questioning and he admitted to his affair with the woman. Legal action will be taken after we get a complaint from the woman’s family,” he added.

Meanwhile, Laboni died after undergoing treatment for four days at Cox’s Bazar Sadar Hospital on Wednesday afternoon.

Laboni came to Cox’s Bazar from Dhaka with her four friends and checked into Hotel Beach Holiday on May 11. On May 14, her friends rushed her to Sadar Hospital after she fell sick, said ASP Rafiqul.

Two of her friends, Kamrul Alam, and Arif Rahman Nilu, have been detained in connection with her death, he added.