Atrai (Naogaon) Correspondent: A newly married couple committed suicide by hanging themselves in their bedroom without removing the henna paint in Atrai, Naogaon. The actual reason of their suicide is not known. Various questions have arisen in the public mind of the area.
The incident happened last Tuesday at any time during the day and night in Sudrana village of the upazila. On Wednesday, it was revealed that Chaiful Islam’s son Masum (23) of that village married his cousin Lima Khatun (18), daughter of Ashkar Ali of Taragunia village of Daulatpur Upazila of Kushtia two months ago. Due to kinship, love relationship develops between them from the beginning and from that love the two get married. Son’s mother Nadira Begum said that son Masum went out for a walk on Tuesday night. Meanwhile, the daughter-in-law waited for her husband. Later, when Masum came home, the husband and wife slept in the same room without having dinner.
Later, when housekeeper Nadira called them for food, Masum got up and ate, but daughter-in-law Leema Khatun did not eat dinner. Meanwhile, yesterday morning, mother Nadira kept calling them to wake them up. But they did not get any response and found the daughter-in-law’s body hanging through the door. At that time, when he started screaming, the local people came and broke the door of the bedroom and found the hanging bodies of two people. Later they took down the two bodies and put them down. When news of the newlyweds committing suicide together, thousands of people from the area thronged the house.
Naogaon Additional Superintendent of Police Mohammad Rakibul Hasan Ibne Rahman and Atrai Police Station OC Tarekur Rahman visited the spot after receiving the news. Local UP chairman Tofazzal Hossain Khan said, the incident is very heartbreaking. It seems that the two have done this out of spite. Atrai police station OC Tarekur Rahman said that two bodies have been recovered and sent to Naogaon morgue for autopsy. UD case has been registered in Atrai police station in this regard. The post-mortem report will reveal the true facts.