Police have recovered the hanging body of a female doctor named Supriya Karmakar (38) from a house in New Eskaton in Ramna area of the capital.
The body was recovered from a house on the fifth floor of 112 New Eskaton at 1:15 p.m. Ramna police recovered the body and sent it to Dhaka Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsy.
Ramna police sub-inspector SI Narayan Sarkar quoted the family as saying that Supriya Karmakar was working as a doctor at Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital in Barisal. He was currently doing FCPS course at Bangabandhu Medical College University. After eating and drinking on the night of May 17, he went to sleep in his room around 10:30.
When he did not wake up till 11 am the next day, Sutanu Karmakar, the younger brother of the female doctor, saw him hanging from the ceiling fan with a ceiling fan wrapped around his neck without getting any response. His body was later recovered.
However, the police officer could not say anything about the reason for his suicide. He said the exact cause of death could be ascertained after receiving the autopsy report.
The deceased was identified as Supriya Karmakar, daughter of Sudhir Karmakar and mother Panna Karmakar of Kartar Hat village in Lalmohan upazila of Bhola district. He was the eldest of one brother and one sister.