A female model allegedly committed suicide at her rented flat in Rupnagar area of Dhaka this morning.
Police recovered the body of Sabira Hossain, 21, from her rented apartment, Syed Shahid Alam, officer-in-charge (OC) of Rupnagar Police Station, told The Daily Star.
Police detained Sabira’s alleged boyfriend Nirjhar Sinha Rounaq in this connection.
Nirjhar confessed that he had love affair with Sabira and she has been putting pressure on him to marry her, the OC added.
Police suspected that she might have committed suicide over her frustration in love affair, the OC said.
Sabira has been living in a sublet room of a flat located on Road No. 12 in the area.
On information, police recovered the body around 7:00am and sent it to Dhaka Medical College morgue for autopsy.
Sabira wrote a post on Facebook around 4:30am today before committing “suicide”. Mentioning Rounaq's name in the post, she wrote: "if i die he wil be responsible for my death."