Police have recovered the body of a senior nurse named Juliet Mandal (22) in the capital’s Mirpur. Mirpur police sub-inspector (SI) Hosne Ara confirmed the information to media on Thursday (March 17) at noon.
Juliet worked as a senior staff nurse at the Sheikh Russell Gastroliver Institute and Hospital. She is the daughter of Subal Mandal and Josna Mandal of Nalchira village in Gournadi upazila of Barisal.
SI Hosne Ara said, “It was reported that the girl was strangled on Wednesday (March 16) morning. Later, her family members rescued her and took her to Hard Foundation Hospital in Mirpur. She was rushed to Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital where doctors declared her dead. After receiving the news, the body was recovered from there and sent to the hospital morgue. Later, on behalf of the family of the deceased, she was sent to the morgue of Dhaka Medical College Hospital without conducting an autopsy.
Preliminary investigations revealed that Juliet may have committed suicide in a family feud. If there is any other reason, it is subject to investigation and it will be known after receiving the autopsy report.