DHAKA: A court here on Sunday (Dec 08) placed Abdur Rahman Saikat on 4-day remand for his alleged involvement in the ‘unnatural death’ of the Stamford University student Rubaiyat Sharmin Rumpa.
Earlier in the morning, police made Saikat accused in the incident and sought seven days remand for the accused.
Detectives Branch of police took Saikat in their custody for interrogation on Saturday but shown him arrested on Sunday morning, Masudur Rahman, deputy commissioner (media) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police said.
The arrestee Abdur Rahman Saikat is a friend of Rumpa. A DB team detained Saikat on Saturday night based on secret information.
The body of Rumpa, 22, a second-year English student of Siddheswari branch of the private university, was recovered from an alley of the area on Wednesday night.
Family members and fellows demanded arrest of the perpetrators claiming that Rumpa, daughter of police Inspector Rokan Uddin, was murdered.
BDST: 1756 HRS, DEC 08, 2019