News Desk: A young man has committed suicide from Facebook Live in Gazipur city.
The incident took place at Pubail Nayani Para area on Tuesday night, Swapan Chandra Das, 42, said Pubail Police Station Inspector (Investigation) Shah Alam.
Swapan is the son of Nagendra Chandra Das of the same area. He was the finance secretary of Pubail Bazar Central Radhamadhab Mandir and Pubail Thana Puja Celebration Committee and general secretary of Ashar Alo Savings and Loan Cooperative Society.
Pubail Police Station SI Rashedur Rahman said the body was recovered and sent to the morgue of Gazipur Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Medical College Hospital for autopsy.
According to Swapan Chandra Das’s acquaintances, he went to Facebook Live at 1:55 pm on Tuesday night and broadcast the scene of his suicide by hanging in his bedroom on the ground floor of his house.
A young man named Sharif Hossain witnessed the suicide on Facebook Live and said that he and 35 others had seen it live on Facebook.
Citing Sharif Hossain, Inspector Shah Alam told reporters that after seeing the incident on Facebook, Sharif Hossain called Swapan’s business partner Anwar Hossain’s son Nirab and asked him to look into the matter quickly. Later, some people including Nirab went to Swapan’s house and called his two sons. Later he went to his father’s house and saw him hanging in the house.
“When Tongi Ahsan Ullah was taken to Master General Hospital thinking he was alive, the doctor on duty declared him dead.”
Shah Alam further said that on the same day at noon, Swapan posted many pictures from his verified Facebook ID and wrote in the caption- “Some memorable moments of life. Maybe this is the last upload of my life. ”
Shah Alam said Swapan’s wife was in the hospital on the night of the incident. Action will be taken after investigation.
Many are speculating that this may have happened with the money transactions of the customers of Ashar Alo Savings and Mining Cooperative Society.
Momen Mia, a local ward 41 councilor, said he had visited the scene. Talked to locals. Many of them have witnessed the matter on Facebook.