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Man’s hanging body recovered from DU Curzon Hall

  • Published at 07:50 pm October 16th, 2019
web_du-File photo of Curzon Hall, Dhaka University
File photo of Curzon Hall, Dhaka University Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

The 47-year-old deceased had no relation with the university

Police recovered the hanging body of a middle-aged man, from inside the Curzon Hall of Dhaka University (DU) on Wednesday morning.

The deceased was identified as Selim Hawlader, 47, hailing from Patuakhali district.

Selim was found hanging from a window grill, from the outside, on the ground floor of the Faculty of Chemistry at the university, said the university Proctor Prof AKM Golam Rabbani.

"He has no relation with the university," he added.

Abul Hasan, officer-in-charge of Shahbag police station, said: “It is suspected that Selim might have committed suicide.”

The body was sent to Dhaka Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsy, he added.