Wednesday, 20 October, 2021

Schoolboy ‘kills self’ over mobile phone

BARISHAL: A schoolboy has reportedly committed suicide by hanging himself at Uzirpur upazila in the district.

The deceased was identified as Fakir Shanto, 13, was an eight grader at KVG Secondary School. He was the son of Saidul Fakir, a resident of Bhrosakathi village under Bamrail union in the upazila.

Local and police sources said Shanto wanted to buy a mobile phone. As his mother did not agree to buy him, he went out of the house on Monday afternoon out of huff.

The family members searched everywhere in the area but did not find him.

Later, they spotted him hanging from a tree adjacent to the house at about 11:00pm.

Being informed, police recovered the body and sent it to Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital morgue.

Uzirpur Model Police Station officer in-charge Ali Arshad confirmed the matter.