A student of an English medium school drowned at Dhanmondi Lake in the city on Saturday night.
The deceased was identified as Mosharraf Khandakar Emi, 17, daughter of Liakat Hossian Litu, resident of Kaderabad area of Mohammadpur. Emi was an A’ Levels student of European Standard School.
Witness Abdul Ali said, ‘I was sitting on the banks of the lake around 11:00pm when some of us suddenly saw someone jump in the water. We rescued her and took to Japan-Bangladesh Friendship Hospital.’
Her relatives later shifted her to the emergency department at Dhaka Medical College where the duty doctor declared her dead.
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