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Chandpur youth ends life after failing to go abroad

  • Published at 12:13 pm September 8th, 2021
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The man fought with his father after the latter failed to arrange money to ensure his job abroad

A 24-year-old youth allegedly ended his life by hanging himself from the ceiling of his house in Chandpur on Tuesday, as he could not go abroad for work. 

The victim has been identified as Imam Hossain, son of Mohammad Ullah of Ahmmedpur village in Hajiganj upazila.

Police said Imam had recently asked his father to arrange some money so that he could pay someone who had promised him a job overseas.

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On Tuesday, Imam had an altercation with his father as the latter failed to arrange the money. Later, Imam hanged himself in his room, police said quoting family members.

Hajiganj police later recovered his body and sent it to Chandpur General Hospital for an autopsy.

"Imam had a dream, a dream to go abroad. We believe he took the extreme step as he could not travel overseas," said local UP member Firoz Ahmed.