Brahmanbaria: A housewife allegedly committed suicide by setting herself afire at Sholakandi village in Sarail upazila on Sunday.
The deceased was identified as Shima Rani Gope, 28, wife of Nantu Gope of Ajmeriganj upazila in Habiganj district.
Mafiz Uddin Bhuiya, officer-in-charge of Sarail Police Station, said Shima came to visit her father's house at Sholakandi village few days ago.
Shima set herself afire after pouring kerosene in a toilet of the house around 1:15 pm, he said.
Her charred body was recovered from the toilet after breaking open the door .
However, the reason behind her suicide could not be ascertained yet.
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