Ninth-grader ‘kills self’ in Barishal


A ninth-grader allegedly committed suicide in Kaunia Club Road area in Barishal city on Wednesday.


The deceased was identified as Manishankar Moon, an adopted son of Manash Kumar Roy, assistant professor of Kakardha Dalil Uddin Ahmed Degree College in Bakerganj.


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He was a student of class IX of Udayan Secondary School.


Haridas Nag, Inspector (Investigation) of Kaunia police station said that Moon returned home on Tuesday and told his mother that teachers asked to cut his hair and beard and he will not be allowed to sit for the exam if he doesn’t follow their instruction..


Moon’s family members also scolded him for not giving attention to his studies.


Being agitated, Moon locked the door of his room around 8:30pm and hanged himself from the grill with a rope any time at night.


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Moon’s family members informed cops as he did not respond despite repeated knocks on the door Wednesday morning, the officer said.


“Police broke open the room and found the body hanging from the grill next to his reading table,” said the inspector.


Police recovered the body and sent it to the Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital morgue for an autopsy.


Source: United News of Bangladesh