A school girl allegedly committed suicide by taking poison in Bagha Upazila of the district on Tuesday night over family’s barrier to her love affair.
The deceased was identified as Puthi Sarker, 16, daughter of Sujit Sarker of village Sorerhat under the Upazila and a class X student of Sorerhat High School.
Quoting the local people, police said Puthi had an affair with one Abdur Razzak in Padma bank area. Puthi disobeyed her family members’ prohibition to continue the relationship, police added.
The girl took poison on Tuesday night as the family members seized her cell phone set during talking to Abdur Razzak.
Puthi was taken to Bagha Upazila Health Complex immediately where the on duty physician declared her dead.
Officer-in-charge of Bagha Police Station Ali Mahmud informed the body was sent to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) morgue on Wednesday morning for autopsy.