Two teenagers ‘commits suicide’ in Jessore
5 October 2015, Nirapad News: In separates incidents, two teenagers reportedly committed suicide in Bagharpara and Sadar upazilas of the district on Sunday night.
The deceased were identified as Munni Khatun, 15, daughter of Ayub Ali, hailing from Hingarpara village in Bagharpara upazila, and Skukur Ali, 13, son of Shahadat Mollah, hailing from Hashimpur village in the Sadar upazila.
In Bagharpara, Munni Khatun, a school girl of class VIII student of Jahurpur High School in Bagharpara upazila, allegedly committed suicide by taking poison around 10pm on Sunday as her father upbraided her for excessive use of mobile phone.
Later, family members took her to Jessore Medical Hospital where on duty doctors declared her dead.
In Sadar upazila, Skukur Ali, a class VII student of Patibila Madrasha in Chowgacha upazila, allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself on Sunday night as his father decided to send him back to madrasah.
Shahadat Mollah, father of the deceased, said after the eid vacation, Skukur refused to return to his madrasah.
Later, as Shahadat Mollah continued to put pressure on his son to go back to the masrasah, Skukur hanged himself from the ceiling of his room around 7pm on Sunday.
Police recovered the body and sent it to Jessore Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsy.