Girl commits suicide to avoid marriage
Published: 10:27 PM, 5 May 2021
A teenage girl named Farzana Akhter committed suicide by hanging herself after her marriage was fixed by her mother in Faridganj, Chandpur. The girl committed suicide at her home in West Poonya of Dakshin Union of the upazila on Wednesday morning.
The deceased Farzana Akter Shathi was a class X student at a local Madrasa. She is the second of two sisters and one brother. Father Harunur Rashid is an Oman expatriate.
Mother Jahanara Begum said, “My daughter cooked in the morning. I came from the pond and saw her hanging. I don't know why she committed suicide.
It is learned that Shathi has committed suicide over fixing marriage against her opinion.
Faridganj Police Station OC Mohammad Shahid Hesen said, "After hearing the suicide news, we went to the spot and recovered the body and brought it to the police station." The body has been sent to the morgue for autopsy. An unnatural death case has been filed in connection with suicide.