Two ‘commit suicide’ in Rajshahi

Two people including a housewife allegedly committed suicide in separate incidents in the district town on Saturday.

The deceased were Marufa Aktar, 19, wife of Jahid Hasan of Nawdapara and Sajid Ahmed, 19, son of Nurul Islam of Baharampur.

Officer-in-charge of Rajpara police station, Shahadat Hossain Khan, said that Sajid jumped from the rooftop of their building in the early morning as his father scolded him over a trivial matter.

Marufa hanged herself from the ceiling fan of her room after having a family feud with her husband in the morning.

Their bodies were sent to Rajshahi Medical Hospital for autopsy, the OC said.