One held over Stamford University student death

Bangla Tribune Report
Published : 00:05, Dec 08, 2019 | Updated : 15:42, Dec 08, 2019

Rubaiyat Sharmin Rumpa/Facebook/AROMBORPolice have detained a man in a case filed over the mysterious killing of Stamford University Bangladesh student Rubaiyat Sharmin Rumpa.
The detainee, Abdur Rahman Saikat, was apprehended by a team of Detective Branch (south) for questioning, Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Deputy Commissioner (media) Masudur Rahman told Bangla Tribune on Saturday (Dec 7) night.
More details were unavailable.
According to sources at Ramna police, Rumpa had been seeing Saikat at the beginning of this year, but they broke up by late March. Since them, Rumpa had been trying to get back to Saikat, which the youth refused.
On Dec 4, police recovered the body of the 21-year-old, a second-year student of Stamford University's English department, from 68 Siddheswari Circular Road, behind Ayesha Complex around 11pm.
She used to live with her mother and younger brother in Dhaka's Shantibagh area.
Rumpa was the daughter of Inspector Md Rokonuddin, in-charge of a police outpost in Habiganj.
According to police sources, Rumpa died after falling from a multi-storey building.
A case was filed in this regard with the capital's Ramna police.
The autopsy of the body was performed at Dhaka Medical College (DMC) on Dec 5.
Forensic experts said that the victim sustained multiple fractures in her body which indicates she died after falling off a multi-storey building.
The motive for the killing is still unclear as investigation on.