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Domestic help reportedly commits suicide in Banani DOHS

  • Published at 11:13 pm January 21st, 2020
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Police recovered the body and sent it to the morgue for an autopsy

A 20-year-old domestic help has reportedly committed suicide at an apartment in Dhaka’s Banani DOHS. 

The victim was identified as Rekha Akhtar Popy, who was found to have hanged herself by police at the apartment at House No 93, Road 6/C of Banani DOHS under Cantonment Police Station on Tuesday. 

Police recovered the body and sent it to the morgue for an autopsy. 

Nazia, wife of the apartment’s owner, said Popy went to a room adjacent to a toilet in the apartment on Monday evening.  

After not being able to find her, they found her hanging from an iron grill with a piece of cloth. 

Police said the actual reason behind the girl’s death can be confirmed after the autopsy report is received. 

Following the autopsy, the body was handed over to the girl’s family. 

The victim’s father, Waz Uddin, said his daughter went to the apartment to work 10 months ago. The victim hails from Lakkhipur village of Netrokona’s Kamlakanda area.