Maldivian model found dead in Bangladesh hostel

Raudha Athif, the Maldivian model who became a sensation on social media as the "Girl with the Aqua Blue Eyes". PHOTO/SOTTI

Raudha Athif, the Maldivian model who became a sensation on social media as the “Girl with the Aqua Blue Eyes”. PHOTO/SOTTI

Local model Raudha Athif, 20, was found hanged in her hostel in Bangladesh on Wednesday.

According to Bangladeshi media, she was found in her hostel room around noon on Wednesday by her friends who went looking for her after failing to contact Raudha.

The Maldivian model, whose uncommon blue eyes had garnered fame on social media a few years ago, had been a second year studying medicine at the Islami Bank Medical College & Hospital in Bangladesh.

Media reports cited Police that Raudha’s body was taken to the hospital upon receiving the report of her death. The police are currently probing the case and awaiting Raudha’s autopsy report.

Raudha’s modelling stints had included a feature on the cover of Vogue India.

3 Comments on "Maldivian model found dead in Bangladesh hostel"

  1. Please stop spreading invalid fake new about Raudha. I am not sure you don’t know really what happen. It was not a suicidal. Please put th fake news down from your website immediately. What will you ,
    say to anyone if this happen to your loved once. Stop this please

    • She was found dead in her room on Wednesday morning by her classmates.

      Raudha Athif, an international model from the Maldives and a student at Rajshahi Islami Bank Medical College, was buried on Saturday after the autopsy report ruled her death a suicide.
      Her family buried her at Hetom Khan Cemetery on Saturday afternoon with the help of local police and Quantum Foundation.
      The funeral was attended by her family, classmates and Aishath Shakir, ambassador from the Maldives, according to Enayet Kabir Milon, a Quantum Foundation spokesperson.
      Prof Emdadul Haque, a member of the autopsy team, said: “There was no evidence of sexual or any other kind of abuse on her body. We have sent samples to Dhaka for further testing to determine if she had ingested any pills. However, at this point, we are certain that this was a suicide.”
      Prof Emdadul, who also teaches at the medical college, said that he had never taught Raudha but knew that her parents were divorced.

  2. apu from oxford | March 30, 2017 at 8:31 pm | Reply

    It wasn’t a suicidal at all because she was a celebrity , got fame , some one killed her due to jealous

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