Madrasa girl ‘kills self’ over forced marriage

Our Correspondent

7 May, 2021 12:00 AM printer

CHANDPUR: A madrasa girl committed suicide by hanging herself in Faridganj upazila of the district on Wednesday morning.

Deceased Farjana Akter Sathi, 15, was the daughter of Harun-or-Rashid, a resident of Dakshin union under the upazila. She was a tenth grader of a local madrasa.

Local source said the family fixed Sathi’s marriage date ignoring her opinion.

Later, she committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling of her house in the morning.

Faridganj Police Station officer-in-charge (OC) Moniruzzaman said police recovered the body and sent it to Chandpur Sadar Hospital morgue.