A young man named Shibli Noman has committed suicide by jumping under a moving train at Akhaura in Brahmanbaria. The incident took place on the railway line in the Devgram area of Akhaura municipality at 11:30 am on Sunday.
The deceased was identified as Noman, son of Jaru Miah of Taragan village in the municipality. His family said he was mentally unbalanced.
Witnesses said Noman had been walking along the Akhaura-Comilla railway line in the Devgram area for a long time since morning. The Mymensingh-bound intercity Vijay Express train from Chittagong landed on the spot. The head was cut in two from the train. Later, Akhaura Railway Police recovered the body after receiving information.
According to the victim’s family, he had been addicted to drugs for a long time and was mentally unbalanced. He had tried to commit suicide more than once before.
Akhaura Railway Police Officer-in-Charge (OC) Mazharul Karim said the mutilated body was recovered. A UD case has been filed in this regard. The body is being handed over to the family.