Magura teenage girl ‘kills self’ for smartphone

Published : 19 Jan 2018, 12:30

Jagoroniya Desk

A teenage girl allegedly committed suicide at Parnanduali village in sadar upazila following family feud over buying a smartphone on Thursday night. 

The deceased was identified as Mita Khatun, daughter of Hasain Sheikh, a resident of Parnanduali village.

Quoting family members, police said Mita, a 1st year student of Magura Govt Mohila College, demanded a smartphone from her father.   

As Mita’s tea seller father Hasan Sheikh couldn’t fulfill the demand due to poverty she locked into an altercation with him on Thursday night. 

Family members entered her room breaking open the door only to see her hanging from the ceiling in the morning, said officer-in-charge of Magura Sadar Police Station Ilias Hossian. 

An unnatural death case was filed in this connection, the OC added.

Source: unb

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