An accused in the murder of a schoolgirl who was found hanging at her house at Kutubdia in Kaliakoir upazila on Tuesday, allegedly committed suicide at Safipur Ratanpur of the upazila on Wednesday morning.
The deceased was identified as Arafat Hossain, son of Ataur Rahman, a resident of Kutubdia in Kaliakoir upazila.
Sub-inspector of Kaliakoir Police Station Mosharaf Hossain said family members spotted the hanging body of Arafat at his aunt’s house at Safipur Ratanpur village in the morning and informed police.
Police recovered the body and sent it to Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Medical College Hospital for autopsy.
Earlier on Tuesday morning, police recovered the hanging body of Munni Akter, a Class VIII student and daughter of Shahidul Islam, at her house at Kutubdia in Kaliakoir upazila.
Family members claimed that Munni was killed in a planned way, reports unb.
They said Arafat used to harass Munni on her way to and from school as she refused his love proposal.
Munni’s father Shahidul Islam filed a murder case accusing Arafat with Kaliakoir Police Station.