RANGPUR: Two sisters allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison over having a romantic relationship with the same person in Rangpur.
The incident took place on Tuesday (Feb 13) as they consumed poison and rushed to Rangpur Medical College Hospital (RMCH) where they died later on Wednesday morning (Feb 14).
The deceased were identified as Lutfur Nahar Lata, 14, daughter of one Manjur Hossain Liton of Purba Sheikhpara area of Rangpur town and Sadia Zannat Arni, 14, daughter of one Alamgir Hossain of the same area.
They were cousin sisters and both ninth grade students of Nazirdighi High School and Darshana High School respectively.
Locals said the duo was in a relationship with one Merazul Islam, son of Ansar Ali of the same area, for quite some time. After the matter was disclosed on Monday (Feb 12), both side roughed up Merazul.
Later on the same day, the sisters went to their late grandfather’s house in the same neighborhood and committed suicide by taking poison after leaving two love letters for their lone lover Merazul.
Ward councilor Shamsul Islam told Banglanews that he heard about the matter and step will be taken after making discussion with victims’ families.
BDST: 1425 HRS, FEB 14, 2018