Singer ‘commits suicide’ in Bandarban

Sun Online Desk

16th October, 2019 04:43:58 printer

Singer ‘commits suicide’ in Bandarban

A local popular singer reportedly committed suicide at Balaghata area in Bandarban town on Tuesday night.

The deceased was identified as Pankaj Debnath, 29, of the area.

Family members of the deceased said that Pankaj was found hanging at his house at the area around 1:00 am.

Pankaj had a love affair with a girl of Marma community for last couple of years. But they were not in good terms over the last few days, a family member said.

Ashish Barua, Vice-President of Bandarban District Chhatra League, who is also a friend of Pankaj, said that duty doctors declared him dead when Pankaj was rescued and brought to Bandarban Sadar Hospital.

Shahidul Islam, officer-in-charge (OC) of Bandarban Sadar Police Station, confirmed the death.

The OC also said, “We are suspecting that Pankaj committed suicide by hanging himself following quarrel with his girlfriend”.