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BGB member ‘kills self’ posting Facebook status

  • Our Correspondent
  • 24 October, 2021 12:00 AM
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MYMENSINGH: A member of BGB committed suicide using his state-issued gun at Sadar upazila in the city on Friday after posting a Facebook status.

Deceased Sohrab Hossain, 22, was the son of Anwar Hossain, a resident of Bashpadua village under Parshuram upazila in Feni, reports UNB. 

It was learnt that Sohrab took his life out of frustration as he could barely run his family with his salary.

He wrote a post on his Facebook timeline that reads, “After seven years’ of struggling with mental pain and poverty, I have really become tired. Now, I need a little bit rest. I apologize to my family, fellow seniors and juniors and my friends. Forgive me for this heinous deed. I had no alternative choice.”

Later, he shoots himself with the gun at BGB-39 Battalion Camp at Khagdahar area around 9:30pm, Assistant Director of the BGB camp Yunus Ali confirmed.

Regarding the matter, Kotwali Model Police Station officer-in-charge (OC) Faruque Hossain said being informed, police recovered the body and sent it to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital morgue.