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Hardship leads woman to suicide in Munshiganj


Published : 03 Nov 2022 08:45 PM | Updated : 03 Nov 2022 08:45 PM

According to family sources, Ayesha Begum (60) of Joginighat area of Munshiganj Sadar Upazila committed suicide under pressure to pay installments.

According to the details of the incident, two children of Ayesha Begum of Joginighat area of Munshiganj Sadar Upazila. One son is a resident of Dubai. Ayesha Begum took loans from various NGOs. Ayesha Begum took loans from NGOs and local moneylenders for family expenses and to collect money for her expatriate son in Dubai. Unable to bear the pressure of paying the installments at the end of the week and paying the money to the local usurious traders, he committed suicide.

The deceased's elder son, Md. Salim (40), said that a few months ago, my younger brother accepted money from local usury traders before going to Dubai. He took loans from various NGOs to pay the money. He is unable to send money to the country as his younger brother is not working abroad. Due to this, it is not possible to pay the dues of various NGOs and local moneylenders. So the debt pressure was constantly increasing. Unable to bear this situation, he drank poison about a month ago. Later he was taken to the hospital and treated. As the day progressed, the debt pressure also increased, on Thursday around 6 am, Matparada Brilliant committed suicide by hanging a rope in the school room.

Rina Begum (50), the younger sister of the deceased, said that my elder sister took a loan of around 10 lakh rupees from NGOs and local moneylenders for running the family and for her son living in Dubai. Unable to bear the pressure of this debt, he committed suicide at his workplace on Thursday morning.

Deputy Inspector Md. Faizur, the investigating officer of the incident, said that after receiving the news of the execution, he arrived at the scene along with the force. 

After a while, Munshiganj Sadar police station officer-in-charge Md. Tarikuzzaman visited the scene. The body was sent to the morgue of Munshiganj General Hospital after questioning everything at that place. Initially it was considered obsolete. Further action will be taken subject to postmortem Report.