Model and actress Risila Binte Wazer reportedly committed suicide at her residence in Badda area of Dhaka today.
Her body was found hanging from the ceiling of a room in their residence in Shajahadpur area around 1:30pm, Rafikul Islam, assistant commissioner of police in Gulshan division, told The Daily Star.
Risila was pronounced dead after she was taken to United Hospital in Gulshan around 2:00pm, said Dr Shagufa Anwar, communication and business development director of the hospital.
“She committed suicide while she was talking to her husband through a WhatsApp video call,” said Abu Bakkar Siddique, officer-in-charge of Badda Police Station.
Family members found her hanging from the ceiling after Risila’s husband informed the matter to her mother over phone, the OC added.