Couple in love commits suicide
A young couple, who were in love, committed suicide as their families refused to accept their
affair at Janpara village in Sadullapur upazila early yesterday.
The deceased were Rustom Ali Khandker, 17, son of Mohiruddin of Fakirpara village and a student of Sadullapur Degree College, and Sultana Akhter Mukti, 15, daughter of Motaher Hossain of the same village and a Class IX student of Mohishbandi Girls' High School.
Locals found the bodies hanging from a tree at the village in the morning and informed the police.
Police went to the spot, recovered the bodies and sent them to Gaibandha hospital morgue for autopsy.
Quoting locals, police said the boy and the girl had been in love for three years, but neither of their families accepted it. Being disappointed, they decided to end their lives.