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12:00 AM, August 10, 2010 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, August 10, 2010

One commits suicide

An employee of a private bus company allegedly committed suicide by jumping from the roof of a six-storey building at Sutrapur in the city yesterday.
Identified as Sheikh Ershad Ali, 42, a superviser of a city bus service, jumped from the roof of his rented residence at around 12:30pm, leaving him dead on the spot.
His wife Syeda Rashid Chaity, an employee of a private bank, was at office and their son at his school during the incident. Hearing the news of the death of Ershad, Chaity rushed to the residence at Hemandra Nath Road.
Quoting seven-year-old domestic help Rafiq, Sub-Inspector Shariful Islam of Sutrapur police station said Ershad was found dead several minutes after he went to the rooftop.
Chaity said her husband has been suffering from mental illness and earlier, he was admitted to National Mental Health Institute due to his mental health problem.

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