Rajshahi, Oct 3 (UNB) – Police on Friday arrested the husband of a college girl, who died after setting herself on fire in front of a police station, for instigating suicide.
The arrestee has been identified as Shakhawat Hossain, a second-year student of Rajshahi Government City College.
Golam Ruhul Kuddus, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Rajshahi Metropolitan Police, said Shakhawat was arrested from Laxminarayanpur village of Chapainawabganj’s Gomastapur Upazila.
“He was arrested for instigating suicide,” added the police officer.
On September 28, Liza Rahman, 18, a student of Government Women’s College in Rajshahi, set herself on fire in front of Shah Makhdum Police Station after a dispute with her husband.
She was taken to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital and later shifted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital.
She died at DMCH on October 2.
On the same day, her father filed a case at Shah Makhdum Police Station accusing Sakhawat and his parents.