October 17, 2021, 9:43 pm
Md.Mahamudul Hasan, Sarsha (Jessore): Sumi Khatun, 30, and her baby daughter Akhi Moni,6 of Shurarghop village in Laxmanpur union of Sharsha upazila of Jessore have committed suicide due to poisoning. The deceased was identified as Sumi, daughter of Sirajul Islam of Shurarghop village. .On Tuesday (August 17) night, Abhiman committed suicide by poisoning his daughter at his ancestral home and later by poisoning himself, locals said. According to sources, Sumi Khatun got divorced three years ago. Since then, Sumi has been living in her father’s house with her 3-year-old daughter.
As their father’s house had been there for many years, there was unrest in their family. It is learned that Sumi had a quarrel with her mother on Tuesday and at one stage she poisoned her child and committed suicide. Mominul Hossain, a UP member of Lakshanpur Union, said that both the mother and the daughter got poisoned when no one was at home around 8 pm due to pride in the mother.
After rescuing them, they took them to Sharsha Upazila Health Complex where the child was declared dead and Sumi was referred to Jessore General Hospital for better treatment. Sumi died at the hospital shortly after 9 pm while undergoing treatment. Badrul Alam Khan, officer-in-charge of Sharsha police station, said police were sent to the spot soon after hearing the matter. At the time of writing, the bodies of the mother and infant daughter were at Jessore General Hospital. There is mourning in the area over the suicide of mother and daughter due to poisoning.