RAJSHAHI: A young man committed suicide by stabbing himself in front of his lover in Lakshmipur area in the city on Tuesday.
Deceased Bulbul Ahmed, 25, son of Abdul Malek, a resident of Tarapur village under Puthia upazila of the city.
Bulbul met Tuli and her friend at a restaurant at noon and engaged in a quarrel at stage of their conversation.
At one stage of the quarrel, Bulbul stabbed himself and later, took poison which made him seriously injured.
Later, locals rushed him to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) where the on-duty doctor declared him dead.
Police detained Tuli and her friend for interrogation in this connection.
Rajpara Police Station officer-in-charge (OC) Mazharul Islam said whether the incident is a suicide or murder would be known upon receiving the autopsy report.