Financial crisis drives Magura farmer to 'suicide'

Published: April 30, 2018 11:42:50 | Updated: April 30, 2018 15:32:57

A farmer allegedly committed suicide by taking poison at Dakhshin Mirzapur village in Magura sadar upazila on Sunday.

The deceased has been identified as Tariqul Islam, 45.

Quoting family members, Elius Hossain, officer-in-charge of Magura Police Station, said Tariqul, who had been suffering from depression for financial crisis, committed suicide by taking poison at his home.

On information, police recovered the body and sent it to Magura Sadar Hospital for an autopsy, according to a news agency report.

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