A housewife allegedly committed suicide by setting herself afire at village Sholakandi in Sarail upazila of Brahmanbaria on Sunday.
The deceased was identified as Shima Rani Gope, 28, wife of Nantu Gope of Ajmeriganj upazila in Habiganj.
Mafiz Uddin Bhuiya, officer-in-charge of Sarail police station, said that Shima came to visit her father’s house at village Sholakandi a few days ago.
Shima set herself on fire with kerosene in the toilet around 1:00pm, he said.
Her body was recovered after breaking open the door to the toilet.
The reason behind the suicide could not be ascertained yet.
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