Earlier, he had demanded that his parents buy him a DSLR camera, which they refused
A Rajshahi University student on Thursday night reportedly committed suicide by hanging himself in his village home in Jessore.
The deceased was identified as Imrul Kayes, a third-year honours student of the Department of Mass Communication and Journalism at Rajshahi University.
Imrul Kayes was a residential student of the Sher-e Bangla Fazlul Haque Hall of the university and hailed from Ganganandapur village of Jhikargacha upazila of Jessore.
He was the eldest among three siblings. His parents are employees of a private organization.
According to his classmates' statements, Imrul was mentally depressed. He was not satisfied with his life. Earlier, he had been taken to a rehabilitation centre for his unnatural behaviour as well. He had demanded that his parents buy him a DSLR camera but they refused. Late at night, he hanged himself from a fan. The dead body was recovered by breaking the door of the room.
Mass Communication and Journalism Department Chairman Prof Mustak Ahmed said: "We are expressing our condolences to his family on behalf of the department."
Imrul had been posting depressed messages on his Facebook wall for a few days.
He had also mentioned “suicide” in some of his posts.