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Published : Monday, 27 May, 2019 at 12:14 PM  Count : 544

Female lawyer found dead, one held

Female lawyer found dead, one held

A female lawyer was found dead at her parents' home at Madhabgul village in Borolekha upazila of Moulvibazar district early Monday.

Wife of Shariful Islam, Abida Sultana,35, was a lawyer of Moulvibazar District and Sessions Judge Court.

Abida, a resident in the district headquarters, went to Madhabgul on Sunday morning for some urgency.

Abida's sister failed to contact her over cell phone at about 4pm.  

Failing to contact Abida, her two sisters came to their village home, but, found nobody there.

At one stage of searching, they found a room was locked and informed police.  

Later, police broke open the room and found Abida's body lying on the floor at about 2:30am.

Police said the body bore injury marks.

Mawlana Tanvir Ahmed, a tenant of the house, went into hiding after the incident.

Borolekha police OC Yasinul Haque said police took Tanvir's mother and wife into custody for interrogation.

Our correspondent adds : main suspect Tanvir was arrested from Baruna area in Shreemangal upazila this afternoon.


Updated at 16:00pm

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