GOPALGANJ: Two female cousins committed suicide by taking poison in Bagerhat district on Wednesday.
The deceased were identified as Priti Begum, 18, wife of Delwar, and Bristi Begum, wife of Shamim, residents of Kalarchar village in Chatalmari upazila of the district. They were close friend.Quoting family sources, Gopalganj Sadar Police Station sub-inspector (SI) Mizanur Rahman said they took poison in their fathers’ houses around 1am.
Later, relatives rushed them to Gopalganj 250 bed General Hospital where they died around 4 am.
The reason behind their suicide could not be known.