NGO worker found hanging in Cox's Bazar

District Correspondent Cox's Bazar
Published: 3 February 2023, 03:38 PM | Updated: 3 February 2023, 03:54 PM
NGO worker found hanging in Cox's Bazar

Police recovered the hanging body of a female NGO worker in Cox's Bazar municipality on Thursday night.

Deceased Nishat Ahmed, 25, from Dulahazara in Chakaria upazila, lived in a rented house in West Baharchhara area in the municipality.

The house owner, Gafur Sawdagar, said his daughters spotted the young woman hanging in her room around 9 pm and dialed 999.

Later, police came and took the body, he added.

The young woman who worked with UNDP rented a room alone on the roof of the fourth floor of their house around two months ago, he also said.

Cox's Bazar Model Police Station officer in-charge Rafiqul Islam said the body was sent to Cox's Bazar Sadar Hospital morgue and police were trying to know whether it was a murder or suicide case.

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