Monday, 2 October, 2023

Teen couple, another commit ‘suicide’

SAVAR: Police recovered three bodies including newly-married couple in separate incidents from Ashulia in Savar, reports BSS.

The victims committed suicide by consuming poison in separate incidents, sub inspector (SI) of Ashulia Police Station Sohel Molla said on Monday.

Marufa Akter Munni died at the Gonoshasthaya Hospital in Ashulia and her husband Md Mridul died at Enam Medical College Hospital in Savar. The body of another 19-year-old Ripa Akter was found in a house in Dhalpur area in Ashulia, he said.

The deceased Md Mridul,19, son of Amirul Islam, resident of Gunipur village of Akkelpur Police Station of Joypurhat district and his wife Marufa Akhter Munni, 18, daughter of Abdul Mannan, resident of Ardi village of Birampur Police Station of Dinajpur district.

They lived with their family in Dhalpur area of Ashulia. On the other hand, the police could not be known the identity of Ripa Akter.

Both Munni and Mridul were students. They got married to each other after having an affair.

They went to visit the National Memorial in Savar on Sunday. They rushed to the house in the afternoon and Munni informed her relatives that they had taken poison.

The family rushed them to Gonoshasthaya Hospital where on-duty doctor pronounced Munni dead. Mridul was shifted to Enam Medical College and Hospital where he died at night.

The police did not know why they consumed the poison.

Meanwhile, police recovered Ripa’s body from ‘Manik Villa’, a house near Hiyon Garments in Jamgora. Ripa’s boyfriend and his elder brother had been living in the house, police said.

The law enforcers detained two people for questioning over Ripa’s death.

The bodies were sent to morgue for autopsy, SI Sohel added.