College and Hospital (DMCH) Forensic Department’s Assistant Professor Md Sohel
Mahmud on Monday afternoon told bdnews24.com, “Initially it seems to be a case
Early in the morning, the 42-year-old TV star was found
dead, hanging from a ceiling fan in her flat at the capital’s posh Gulshan,
Gulshan police OC Rafiqul Islam told bdnews24.com that they
recovered Mita’s dead body at around 6:45am from her flat on Road no 4 on
Many of her colleagues and of the media swarmed the
residence after the news of her death spread.
However, rumours circling
her death went viral as police could not say anything on whether she committed
suicide or was killed.
“Mita Noor’s body has shown all the signs of
suicide,” Sohel Mahmud said. But there were no wounds on her body.
forensic expert said they preserved her kidney, liver and stomach for further
OC Islam said Mita and her husband Shahnoor Rahman Rana had been
having a dispute for the past several days over 'something involving Rana's
Their conjugal dispute had spun out of control. Only two days
ago police settled a dispute between the couple, he said.
"Mita Noor was
at home yesterday (Sunday) and we contacted her at night. They (the couple) had
lunch together and went to bed after dinner," he said.
Islam said Rana
called the police station at around 6:40am on Monday and he went to the couple's
Lake Valley apartment with another police officer. There they found Mita Noor
hanging from a ceiling fan.
Members of Criminal Investigation Department
(CID) went there and collected evidence. The body was sent to DMCH morgue for
Mita's mother Mariam Sarkar said her daughter and Rana had tied
the knot 24 years ago. They have two sons. Elder son Sadman Noor Priyo is an
O-Level student and younger Sejat Noor Priththi is a grade six
Although Mariam could not find any reason for her daughter's
apparent suicide, a private TV station quoting Mita's father Fazlur Rahman
reported the couple often quarreled.
Rana was home on Monday afternoon
when Mita's body was being sent for autopsy but police did not allow journalists
to speak with him.
Mita Noor made her TV debut in 1989 with weekly 'Sagar
Sencha Swadh' telecast on Bangladesh Television. But her big break came three
years later with an advertisement of Olympic Battery. She became a known face in
soap operas afterwards.
She also had a shot at directing with short play,
'Chowngali', in 2011.