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RU student commits ‘suicide’

A Rajshahi University student on Thursday night reportedly committed suicide by hanging himself in his village home at Jashore, reports UNB.

The deceased was identified as Imrul Kayes, a 3rd-year honor's student of Mass Communication and Journalism department of Rajshahi University.

Imrul Kayes was a residential student of Sher-E-Bangla hall of the university and hailed from Ganganandapur village of Jhikargacha upazila of Jashore.

He was the eldest son of 3 siblings. His parents are employees of a private institution.

According to his classmates' statements, Imrul was mentally depressed. He was not satisfied with his life. Earlier, he was taken to a rehabilitation center for his unnatural behavior. He demanded a DSLR camera from his parents but they didn't give it. Late at night, he hanged himself from a fan. The dead body was recovered by breaking the door.

Mass Communication and Journalism department chairman professor Mustak Ahmed said, "We are expressing condolences to his family on behalf of the department."

Imrul had been posting depressed messages on his Facebook wall for a few days.

He also mentioned 'suicide' in some of his posts.