A schoolboy reportedly committed suicide by hanging himself at Gucchagram village in Jaintiapur upazila on Tuesday noon.
The deceased was identified as Shohag Miah, 10, son of Md Bellal Hossain, a resident of the same village. He was a class five student of Brac School in the upazila.
Locals said Shohag’s mother rebuked him for not going to school on Tuesday.
Following it, he committed ‘suicide’ by hanging himself with an arrow of his room around 2:30pm.
On information, police recovered the body and brought it to police station.
Later, the body was handed over to the family without any autopsy as the family members and local chairman applied to the higher authorities, said Md Moinul Islam Jakir, officer-in-charge Jaintiapur Police Station.
A case of unnatural death was filed with the police station.