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2 cousins ‘commit suicide’ in Gazipur

Friday 27 November, 2015 12:00:00 am

2 cousins ‘commit suicide’ in Gazipur
Gazipur, Nov 27 (UNB) – Two teenage cousins allegedly committed suicide by hanging themselves with a single rope at Dakkhin Khailkoir area of the city on Friday afternoon.

 

The deceased were identified as Zahidul Islam, 18, son of Abdul Jalil of the area, and his cousin Babu, 17, son of Rokan Ahmed of Sreepur village in Chouddagram upazila of Comilla district.

 

Babu used to live at the house of his maternal uncle Abdul Jalil at Dakkhin Khailkor for his study. Zahidul and Babu were students of Class-X of local MA Mazid High School.

 

Family members found their room locked from inside in the afternoon and informed police, said sub-inspector Enamul Haque of Joydebpur Police Station.

 

On information, police rushed in around 6pm and broke open the room only to see the two cousins hanging from a ceiling fan with the same rope.

 

Later, they recovered the bodies and sent those to Gazipur Shaheed Tajuddin Medical College Hospital for autopsy.

 

Both Zahidul and Babu used to take drugs, the SI said, adding that the reason behind the suicide could be known after investigation.