Chattogram physician suicide: Wife put on 3-day remand

04 Feb 2019, 15:39

NTV Online

Chattogram: A court here on Monday placed Tanzila Haq Chowdhury Mitu , wife of Dr Mustafa Murshed Akash,  on a three-day remand in a case filed over his ‘suicide’.

Chattogram Metropolitan Magistrate Al Imran passed the order following a hearing on her remand petition, reports the UNB.

Earlier on Saturday, police sought a seven-day remand for her, said MizanurRahman, additional deputy police commissioner of CMP.

Chandgaon Police Station assistant Sub-inspector Abdul Kader who is also the investigation officer assigned to the case prayed for the remand to Chattogram Metropolitan Magistrate Court.

Chattogram Metropolitan Police (CMP) Additional Deputy Commissioner (South) Md Mijanur Rahman said that police are investigating Mitu’s alleged instigation in her husband’s death.

Akash, 33, reportedly killed himself over family feud in Chandgaon residential area in the city after an altercation with his wife about her alleged illicit affairs early Friday.

Family members said, before his apparent suicide, Akash had shared photos of his wife on his Facebook profile and wrote about her alleged extramarital affairs before announcing his decision to end own life.

Akash’s mother JobedaKhanam filed the case with Chandgaon Police Station in Chattogram on Friday accusing Mitu, Mitu’s father AnisulhaqueChowdhury and mother Shamim Shelly, sister SanzilaHaqueChowdhury, her alleged boyfriends MahbubulHaque and an Indian citizen referred only as Patel.