Police personnel on Tuesday afternoon recovered a body of a female tourist from a residential hotel in Cox’s Bazar town.
The female was identified as Farzana Akter, 23, wife of Mohammad Sagar, resident of Cumilla Sadar upazila.
Additional Police Superintendent of Cox’s Bazar Tourist Police Zone Mohammad Mohiuddin Ahmed said, “The body of the female tourist was recovered from Amari Resort at 4:30pm. The resort is situated at the Kolatoli Hotel-Motel Zone area of Cox’s Bazar town.”
Police sources said, "Mohammad Sagar, husband of the victim, has been absconding since the incidence."
Quoting the hotel authorities, Mohammad Mohiuddin Ahmed said, “Mohammad Sagar and Farzana Akter checked in the hotel as husband and wife on Sunday. They were supposed to check out on Tuesday. But, there was no response from the room when the hotel authorities tried to contact the duo. Moreover, the room was locked. On suspicion, the hotel authorities broke the door and found Farzana’s dead body on the bed. Sagar was not in the room. The hotel authorities then informed the matter to police.”
However, on information, police personnel rushed to the spot and recovered her body, he added.
Mohiuddin Ahmed said, “There was no injury mark on her body. The reason behind the death will be known after an autopsy.”
The body was sent to Cox’s Bazar hospital morgue for autopsy, he added.