Two former students of Islamic University in Kushtia allegedly committed suicide over love affairs on Thursday night.
The students were identified as Mumtahena Afroz Hena, 25, daughter of IU al-hadith and Islamic studies department chairman Professor M Ashraful Alam, resident in Satkhira and Rokonuzzaman Rokon, 27, resident of Damurhuda upazila in Chuadanga.
They, both, are the ex-students of finance and banking department of the university.
IU proctor Professor M Mahbubar Rahman told New Age that Mumtahena committed suicide by hanging herself with sailing fan at her resident in Jhenidah around 6:00pm while Rokon committed suicide by jumping in front of a Goalanda bound speedy train in Moti Miah Railgate area around 8:00pm after hearing the suicide news of his girlfriend.
The actual incident behind the suicide of the two former IU students could not be known immediately, he added.