Teenage boy, girl found dead in Patuakhali

Our Correspondent

14 January, 2021 12:00 AM printer

PATUAKHALI: The police have recovered the bodies of a 17-year-old boy and a 15-year-old girl in Rangabali upazila of the district on Tuesday night.

The deceased were identified as Rajib, son of Jahir Peda and Rabeya, daughter of Ripon Hawlader, both of them hailing from Tungibaria village at Bara Baijda union of the upazila.

They were student of Katakhali Secondary High School. Rajib and Rabeya took poisons and fell sick on Tuesday evening. Later, locals took them to Kalapara Hospital by a trawler but they died on the way.

According to local sources, the boy and girl were engaged in love affair for several months. The youngsters might have committed suicide as their families did not accept the relation.