Policeman Commits Suicide By Firing On Head In Rangamati
A police constable committed suicide by firing his rifle in Rangamati. The incident took place at 2.15 pm on Thursday.
The deceased was identified as Constable Md. Qayyum Sarkar, who was working at Rangamati's Sukhi Nilganj Police Line with constable number 1251. Qayyum is the son of Md. Ayub Ali Sarkar of Banshkair village under Kaliakair police station under Gazipur district.
A police source said that he shot himself in the head with his rifle while on duty due to mental anguish.
Confirming the incident, Rangamati Superintendent of Police (SP) Mir Modachcher Hossain said, “Constable Qayyum shot himself in the head with his weapon while on duty in the afternoon shift on the road in front of the barracks of New Police Line in Sukhi Nilganj area. Initially he knew that he could commit suicide due to family quarrel. He is divorced from his wife. There are also departmental cases against him. We are looking into the matter.