Liza's father had filed a case against her husband, father-in-law and mother-in-law
Police have arrested Shakhawat Hossain, husband of college girl Liza Rahman who set herself ablaze in front of the Teacher’s Training College (TTC) in Rajshahi city.
Additional Deputy Commissioner Golam Ruhul Kuddus, also the spokesperson of Rajshahi Metropolitan Police, said: "Shakhawat was arrested from Rohonpur area of Chapainawabganj district on Thursday night.
"On Wednesday, Liza's father Alam Mia filled a case with Shah Makhdum police station against Shakhawat, his father Mahbub Alam and mother Najnin Begum, for instigating Liza to commit suicide," the police official added.
Golam also said: "We have set up an internal investigation committee over this incident, but the investigation report is still not ready.
"If police show any negligence on preparing the report, action will be taken accordingly," he said.
On September 28, Liza, 16, went to Shah Makhdum police station to file a domestic violence case after a quarrel with her husband.
Police sent her to lodge the complaint with the Victim Support Centre, situated near the police station, but she left the place and tried to commit suicide by setting herself on fire.
Locals rescued Liza and sent her to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH), but she was then transferred to the Dhaka Medical College Hospital, where she died around 7:30am on Wednesday with 64% burn injuries.