Police have recovered the hanging body of a college student from his hostel in Rajshahi city’s Shonadighi area.
The deceased, Monirul Islam, 23, son of Rafiqul Islam of Natore, was a student of Rajshahi College.
Boalia police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Aman Ullah said police recovered the body from his hostel room around 1am Saturday.
He said that the room was locked from inside, police had to break into the room.
"Monirul used to share the room with another student. His roommate found the room locked from inside when he returned around 9pm Friday. As he received no response from Monirul despite repeated knocks on the door and phone calls, the students later informed the police," said the OC.
Police reached the scene and informed Monirul’s parents about the incident.
"After his parents arrived the scene from Natore, we broke into the room and recovered Monirul’s body," the police officer said.
Later, the body was taken to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital.
It initially seems like a suicide, but the cause of death can only be confirmed after an autopsy, the OC said.