Thu, 26 May 2022

DHAKA, Bangladesh - A man has been arrested in Dhaka on suspicion of inciting his friend's husband to commit suicide.

Sheikh Soheb Sazzad, a 44-year-old Bangladeshi American, who worked for Amazon, was the victim.

On April 30, police discovered his body hanging from a ceiling fan in a house in Dhaka's Banani neighborhood.

Sheikh Sohel, Sazzad's brother, filed a case at Cantonment Police Station against Sazzad's wife, Sabrina Sharmin, 30, and her friend Qazi Fahad, 27.

The police station's chief, Kazi Shahan Haque, said Fahad was arrested on Sunday to be questioned for five days.

Sabrina is also being sought by police, who are awaiting the post-mortem examination results to determine the cause of Sazzad's death.

Sazzad and Sabrina resided in the United States since their marriage in 2017 until Sabrina returned to Bangladesh in May 2018 and began living alone in a flat.

In the case, Sazzad's brother Sohel stated that Sabrina befriended a neighbor at the time. Sohel also alleged that Sazzad had a phone conversation with Sabrina about her acquaintance with Fahad.

Sazzad began living with Sabrina after his return in mid-March. Sabrina later stole Sazzad's phone and passport and refused to return them. Sabrina fled home on April 15 because her relationship with Sazzad was strained.

According to Sohel, Sazzad committed suicide due to mental stress.

Sabrina traveled to the United States to further her education. Sazzad has been in the United States for a decade, according to Sohel. Amazon.com employed him.

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