Chittagong: A female medical student was found hanged in Foy’s Lake area of the city on Tuesday morning.
The victim is Nihar Nigar Nova, 20, a first year student of the Faculty of Basic Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences of University of Science and Technology Chittagong (USTC) and daughter of Dr Zahir Ahmed of Chakoria upazila of Cox’s Bazar.
Police said Nova along with her three classmates used to stay at a hostel in the area under Khulshi Police Station. She went to sleep at her room on Monday night as usual.
After getting no response from her following repeated calls, Nova’s inmates informed her family members who approached police.
Later, police stormed into the room breaking open the door only to see Nova hanging from a ceiling fan.
The reason behind the killing could not be known immediately.
A UD case was filed in this connection.