Awami League leader hanged under debt pressure


An Awami League leader named Kamal Uddin Majumdar (65) committed suicide in Noakhali’s Senbagh. He was the president of Kesharpar Union Ward No. 1 Awami League. Police recovered the body on Tuesday (June 25) morning.

Earlier, this incident took place in Ludhua Dighirpar area of ​​that union on Monday night. Police seized a six-page handwritten note from the dead body.

Zakir Hossain, Sub-Inspector (SI) of Senbagh Police Station, said that after the post-mortem, the body has been handed over to the relatives. His burial took place in the family cemetery in the afternoon. Checking if the note belongs to Kamal Majumdar.

Locals said that on Tuesday morning Kamal Mazumdar was found hanging from the jackfruit tree near the house and informed the police. A handwritten note was found next to the body. In which it is mentioned that he committed suicide due to debt.

Local UP member (member) Alek Hossain told Jago News that Kamal Majumdar was the president of the local ward Awami League. He was elected to the UP membership several times and was defeated. He was supposed to pay the installment of Rs 1 lakh today (Tuesday). Before that he left the world.

A copy of the handwritten note came to Jago News. It reads – ‘No one is responsible for my death. My family members are sitting very respectfully. But I have got a lot of money in debt. Neither I nor my family have the capacity to repay it. So I ended my Hayat-Rizik with my own hands.’

It also reads, ‘Request to the countrymen, police and journalist brothers do not publish my picture in the newspaper. Don’t give my body to the police. Don’t hand me over to Dom. Today 24.6.2024 I wrote English at 11 pm. My wife and children are very gentle, simple and shy. My creditors actually cry their hearts out….

President of Kesharpar Union Awami League. Belal Bhuiyan said, we went to his house after getting the news. Kamal Majumder used to earn his living by doing agricultural work. He committed suicide by hanging himself due to debts of about 28 lakh taka. This is very sad for us.

Officer-in-charge (OC) of Senbag police station. Nazim Uddin told Jago News that a death case has been registered in the police station. Necessary legal action will be taken after investigation.

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