College girl falls off 13th floor of City Centre at Motijheel
08:49 PM, August 10, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 08:52 PM, August 10, 2019

College girl falls off 13th floor of City Centre at Motijheel

A college girl died after reportedly falling from the 13th floor of City Centre at Motijheel in Dhaka this afternoon.

The victim, Tanzina Akhter Rupa, 17, an intermediate first-year student of Ali Ahmed School & College in South Goran area of the capital, came to the City Centre to visit her step-brother Jubayer Ahmed Samrat who works as a security guard of the building, Jubayer told The Daily Star.

Somrat took her to the rooftop so that she could see the helipad. Later, he took her to the 13th floor and leaving her in a corridor, he went to the security room for his duty purpose, he said.

Suddenly, he heard a strange sound from the ground and through the window saw his sister had fallen on the ground around 4:00pm, he added.

Arif Hossain, sub-inspector (SI) of Motijheel Police Station, said she fell inside the building premises in a suspicious way and died on the spot.

Her body was taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) for autopsy, he said.

Police are investigating the incident, he added.

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