Dhaka – Police have detained a teacher of the University of Rajshahi in connection with a case of suicide committed by his female colleague at the department of Mass Communication and Journalism, police said on Friday.
Atikur Rahman Raja, an assistant professor of the department, was taken to the custody on Thursday evening, nearly two months after Akhter Jahan Joly was found dead in her residence at Juberi Bhaban.
Officer Sushanto Chandra Roy said Raja was picked up for interrogation as the investigation into the case is on.
Police on September 9 recovered Joly’s body from her residence. A suicide note was also found at his home where she accused none for her reported self-killing. An autopsy report said that the female teacher of the university died of poisoning.