BENAPOLE: Two women were found dead in Monirampur upazila of Jashore district on Friday.
Police recovered the hanging bodies of the women from their residents of the upazila in the evening.The deceased were identified as Rezia Khatun, 28, wife of Billal Hossain of Jalalpur village and Momotaz Begum, 55, wife of late Abdul Aziz of Dakuria Northpara of the upazila.
Rezia Khatun took her life by hanging herself from the ceiling of her room, said police and family members. Rezia has a nine-month-old daughter named Mou.
On another incident, Thakuria union Parisad member, Mosharraf Hossain Tuku said that Momotaz Begum committed suicide by hanging her neck at the back of her house on Friday night.
It is not known exactly why Momotaz Begum committed suicide. Rafiqul Islam officer-in-charge of Monirampur Police Station confirmed the incident and said the bodies were sent to the Jashore General Hospital morgue for autopsy.
They are investigating whether it was a murder or an accident, said the OC.