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Student found dead hours after reaching hostel in Dhaka’s Uttara

Last night, a student at Shaheen School and College in Uttara was killed after arriving at the hostel for classes following a one-and-half year closure due to Covid-19 pandemic. The victim was identified as Abir Hossain Kan, a 10th-grader from Nawabganj Upazila in Dhaka. According to school authorities, his body was found hanging from the window grill in room 701 at night. It is believed that he committed suicide. However, the family of the deceased demanded an impartial investigation into their son's death. Abir's father drove him to the hostel that afternoon. The boy, who was with his father, went to the hostel in the afternoon. He asked the maid at the hostel to give him a phone number so he could talk to his parents. She refused. In the inquest report on the body, Sub-inspector Lal Mia from Uttara Paschim Police Station wrote that he told her to call his parents and ask them to take the body. The teacher was informed by the woman who ran to them. They raced to his room, whe