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BGB member 'commits suicide' posting Facebook status

Published : Saturday, 23 October, 2021 at 12:42 PM  Count : 600

BGB member 'commits suicide' posting Facebook status

BGB member 'commits suicide' posting Facebook status

A member of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) reportedly committed suicide using his state-issued gun at Sadar upazila in Mymensingh district on Friday night after posting a Facebook status.

Deceased Sohrab Hossain Chowdhury, 23, was the son of Anwar Hossain Chowdhury, a resident of Bashpadua village under Parshuram upazila in Feni.  

It was learnt that Sohrab took his life out of frustration as he could barely run his family with his salary.

He wrote a post on his Facebook timeline that reads, "After seven years' of struggling with mental pain and poverty, I have really become tired. Now, I need a little bit rest. I apologize to my family, fellow seniors and juniors and my friends. Forgive me for this heinous deed. I had no alternative choice." 

Later, he shoot himself with the gun at BGB-39 Battalion Camp at Khagdahar area around 9:30pm, Assistant Director of the BGB camp Yunus Ali confirmed.

Regarding the matter, Kotwali Model Police Station officer in-charge Faruque Hossain said being informed, police recovered the body and sent it to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital morgue.

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