Newly wed girl ‘kills self’ jumping off roof
14 Sep 2017, 10:44 | updated: 14 Sep 2017, 11:03
Chandpur: A girl allegedly committed suicide by jumping off the rooftop of a four-storey building at Khan Road in the district town on Wednesday night.
Rahi Akter, daughter of Momin Bhuiyan of Toragarh area in Hajiganj municipality, was married to Mamun Patwari, son of Taher Patwari of Bottola Khan Road area 22 days ago.
Taher Patwari, father in-law of the deceased, said he, his wife and Rahi were residing in their house in the town while his son, who works in a travels agency, lives in Dhaka.
He found Rahi lying on the ground outside the house with severe injuries around 9:30pm while he was returning home after offering Isha prayers at nearby mosque, he added.
Later, she was taken to Chandpur General Hospital where doctor declared her dead.
Nure Alam, a physician of the hospital, said blood was found in her nose and the body got smashed.
Local councilor DM Shahjahan said neither Rahi’s father not her father-in -law knew nothing about what provoked her to commit suicide.
Sub Inspector Mamun of Chandpur Model police station said on information, police recovered body and sent it to morgue for an autopsy.