Police recovered the body of a 25-year-old youth from Birolia area under Savar upazila on the outskirts of Dhaka city Thursday evening.
The youth was identified as Ripon, a suspect in the rape of a 14-year-old girl at Ashulia who committed suicide on January 6 morning, hours after she was raped by a group.
Savar Police Station sub-inspector Enamul Huq told New Age that he, on information from locals, rushed to the spot and recovered the body having bullet injury in the right ear.
He said that they found a piece of paper tied to his neck that read ‘I am a rapist. I committed suicide.’
‘I cannot say whether the writing was genuine or not,’ he said.
The police officer said that they sent the body to Suhrwardy Medical College Hospital for post-mortem examination.
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