Schoolgirl commits suicide failing to bear disease pain in Natore
A schoolgirl reportedly committed suicide in Baraigarm upazila of Natore district on Monday evening failing to bear abdominal pain.
Deceased Tanjila Khatun Shilpi, 16, was a tenth grader of Gopalpur High School. He was the daughter of Sirajul Islam, a resident of Gopalpur village in the upazila.
Local union parishad member Iyarul Islam said Tanjila had long been suffering from abdominal pain as well as other diseases. She had been given treatment several times but she was not cured.
The family members had taken preparations to take her to India for better treatment. But, the Covid-19-caused situation delayed the plan, he added.
However, she committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling fain in her room.
After recovery, police handed over the body to the family without autopsy following their application, said Baraigram Police Station sub-inspector Sanwar Hossain.