A newlywed couple committed suicide by swallowing insecticide at Gurudaspur in Natore on Saturday noon.
The couple was identified as Md Hasan Ali, 17, son of Rezaul Karim of Gopinathpur village of the upazila and his wife Sapna Begum, 14, daughter of Shahidul Islam of Jamnagar village of Puthia upazila of Rajshahi.Hasan was a student of HSC of Nazirpur Degree College while Sapna was studying at class nine of a school in Puthia.
Quoting relatives, sub-inspector (SI) Md Moazzem Hossain of Gurudaspur police station said the family members of Hasan and Sapna found them unconscious in their room in the morning.
Later, they were brought to Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital but they died while undergoing treatment there, the SI said.
Their autopsies of the dead bodies were completed. An unnatural death case was filed in this connection, he added.