Saturday, December 9, 2023

Strategies for preventing suicide

Every year, almost one million people die by suicide around the world. Young people are increasingly vulnerable to suicidal behaviours. Worldwide, suicide is one of the three leading causes of death among those in the most economically productive age group (15-44 years), and the second leading cause of death in the 15-19 years age group. ... Read more

Suicide of Schoolgirl in City

Stalker’ arrested in Dinajpur  Police arrested a youth from Dinajpur early yesterday on allegation of stalking the schoolgirl who committed suicide in the city on July 19. A joint team of Motijheel police and Detective Branch of Dhaka Metropolitan Police made the arrest of the youth Mohammad Selim Ahmed Prince,

Woman kills herself for stalking

A housewife committed suicide on Thursday night to save herself from a stalker at Pabna. Ayesha Khanam, 38, widow of Eusuf Ali of Hidashkhole village in Atghoria upazila, took poison, police and locals said. Ayesha was immediately rushed to Pabna General Hospital where doctors declared her

Youth ‘kills’ self jumping from Dhaka court roof

A youth allegedly committed suicide jumping from the rooftop of the eight-storey building of Dhaka district court in the capital yesterday. Saidul Morsalin, 26, son of an advocate of the court Sirazul Islam, was declared dead at Mitford Hospital. Saidul fell on the ground after hitting three advocates who were present on the court

Housewife commits suicide

A 22-year-old housewife allegedly committed suicide following a conjugal feud by hanging herself from a ceiling fan in her house at Mohammadpur in Dhaka Monday afternoon. The deceased, Afroza Begum, had a girl child. The victim’s husband, Sohel Khan, said Afroza committed suicide following an altercation