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Rajshahi University student commits 'suicide'

  • Published at 08:56 pm September 24th, 2021
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Rajshahi University student Imrul Kayes UNB

Earlier, he had demanded that his parents buy him a DSLR camera, which they refused

A Rajshahi University student on Thursday night reportedly committed suicide by hanging himself in his village home in Jessore.

The deceased was identified as Imrul Kayes, a third-year honours student of the Department of Mass Communication and Journalism at Rajshahi University.

Imrul Kayes was a residential student of the Sher-e Bangla Fazlul Haque Hall of the university and hailed from Ganganandapur village of Jhikargacha upazila of Jessore.

He was the eldest among three siblings. His parents are employees of a private organization.

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According to his classmates' statements, Imrul was mentally depressed. He was not satisfied with his life. Earlier, he had been taken to a rehabilitation centre for his unnatural behaviour as well. He had demanded that his parents buy him a DSLR camera but they refused. Late at night, he hanged himself from a fan. The dead body was recovered by breaking the door of the room.

Mass Communication and Journalism Department Chairman Prof Mustak Ahmed said: "We are expressing our condolences to his family on behalf of the department."

Imrul had been posting depressed messages on his Facebook wall for a few days.

He had also mentioned “suicide” in some of his posts.