A final-year law student was found dead in her rented accommodation in Natore municipality on Tuesday, police said.
The deceased was identified as Poly Khatun, 27, a student of Rajshahi Law College and daughter of Naldanga municipal ward councillor Shamsunnahar.
Police said that neighbours found Poly’s body hanging from the ceiling of her room in the morning and alerted them.
Poly’s mother Shamsunnahar alleged that her son-in-law, Shariful Islam Piash, another ward councillor of Naldanga municipality, used to torture her daughter regularly.
Munsur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Sadar police station, said the body has been sent for an autopsy. “The allegations are being investigated.”
Source: United News of Bangladesh