Teenage boy and girl commit suicide over love affair

Staff Correspondent
13 January 2021, Wed
Published: 12:59

Teenage boy and girl commit suicide over love affair

The police have recovered the bodies of a 17-year-old boy and a 15-year-old girl in Rangabali Upazila of Patuakhali on Tuesday night.

The deceased were identified as Rajib, son of Jahir Peda, and Rabeya, daughter of Ripon Hawlader, both of them hailing from Tungibaria village at Bara Baijda union of the Upazila. They were students of Katakhali Secondary High School.

Rajib and Rabeya drunk poison and fell sick on Tuesday evening. Later, locals took them to Kalapara Hospital by a trawler but they died on the way.

According to local sources, the boy and girl were engaged in love affair. The youngsters might have committed suicide as their families did not accept the relation.

Kalapara Police Station OC Khandaker Mostafizur Rahman said that the bodies were recovered and sent to Patuakhali morgue for autopsies.