Schoolgirl commits suicide as family fix marriage against her will
A schoolgirl in Lama upazila of Bandarban reportedly committed suicide as her family members fixed a marriage against her will.
The incident took place at remoted Andari Mujibar Dukan area in the upazila on Sunday night.
The deceased was identified as Rubina Akhter, 15, a X grader student at Sarai High School. He was the daughter of Rabiul Hasan, a resident in the area.
According to source family members of the deceased arranged a marriage fro Rubina few days ago without taking any opinion from her.
Being dissatisfied over the decision, Rubina took poison at her room at 8.00pm and fell critically ill.
She was taken to Lohagara Upazila where the on-duty doctor declared her dead.
Kayajupara Police Outpost in-charge Md Shafiul Alam said they will take legal steps after investiagting the matter.