At least four people reportedly committed suicide in different areas of the country on Monday.
Our Gazipur correspondent reported that a housewife committed suicide in the district’s Sreepur upazila over her extramarital affair.
The deceased Shirin Akter, 32, from Pelaid village, developed an affair with her neighbour Kamar Uddin after her husband Kalachan Mian went to Saudi Arabia a few years ago for work, leaving her and their two children, said local UP Chairman Sazzad Hossain Monir.
Learning about the affair, Kalachan returned home a few days ago and had a fight with Shirin, said the chairman.
The fight led to Shirin hanging herself from a ceiling fan, said SI Shafiqul of Sreepur Model police station.
Meanwhile, a 16-year old worker of Fu-Wang Group committed suicide after she was laid off from the factory five days ago.
The deceased, Rina Khatun, was from Kushtia’s Chilmari Char village.
She used to live at her uncle’s house in Gazipur with her parents.
Locals said Rina became depressed after losing her job. Her body was found hanging in her room.
In Sylhet, a housewife and a schoolgirl committed suicide in two villages, our correspondent reports.
The deceased were Kulsuma Begum, 30, wife of Faruque Ahmed from Gowainghat area, and Dipa Das, 15, Class VI student of Sharighat High School and daughter of Haridas from Nayakhel village.
Kulsuma killed herself over family feud, while the cause of Dipa’s sucide could not be confirmed immediately, said Gowainghat OC Delwar Hossain.