Teenage girl dies'after taking poison' in Ctg

Teenage girl dies‘after taking poison’ in Ctg


A teenage girl died while her mother fell sick after their alleged attempt to commit suicide by taking poison following a family feud at Kalshi Dhighir Par in Bandar thana here on Friday night.The deceased was identified as Khadiza Akter Meem, 13, daughter of Khokan Bepari, a resident of the area and hailing from Babuganj, Barisal.Quoting locals, Abdul Gafur, sub-inspector of Bandar Police Station, said Khokan Bepari, a garment worker, had gone on a picnic in Cox’s Bazar with his fellows on Friday morning, leaving his wife Aklima Begum and daughter Meem at the house.In the evening, getting no response from the house of Khokon, neighbours informed the matter to police.Later police entered the house by breaking open the door and found Meem lying dead while Aklima was groaning in pain on the floor around 8 pm.Police rescued Aklima, a garment worker and rushed her to Chittagong Medical College Hospital.Police suspected that Aklima and Meem had taken poison to kill themselves following a family feud.Police sent the body to morgue for an autopsy.Besides, local people informed the matter to Khokan Bepari.-UNB, Chittagong


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