Maldivian medical student and model Raudha Athif, who was found dead at a dormitory of Rajshahi Islami Bank Medical College Hospital on March 29 last, committed suicide, according to the 2nd autopsy report.
In the postmortem report, it was mentioned that the actual reason behind the death could not be found as the body got decomposed, Inspector of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) and the investigative officer of the case Asmaul Haque said, adding, “But the suicidal incident can’t be ignored,” reports UNB.
As soon as the report of the test of Raudha’s mobile phone and laptop is available, the final report will be submitted to the court, he said.
The IO also said they are conducting in-depth investigation to ascertain whether it was a suicide or a suicide.
Earlier on March 29, police recovered the body of Raudha, an MBBS 2nd year student of Rajshahi Islami Bank Medical College Hospital, from its female hostel.
The medical college authorities filed an unnatural death case with Shah Makhdum Police Station on that day.
The following day, a three-member physician committee of Rajshahi Medical College Hospital conducted an autopsy on the body of Raudha and reported that the Maldivian student committed suicide.
On April 10, Raudha's father Dr Mohammad Athif filed a murder case with a Rajshahi court against victim's coursemate Sirat Parveen Mahmud, 20, alleging that Raudha was strangled.
Later, the case was transferred to the CID on 13 April.
On April 18, a court here ordered Raudha’s body to be exhumed for a fresh postmortem.