Saju Mia, (Bogra) Representative:
A college student has started a hunger strike in front of her boyfriend’s house in Bogra’s Shibganj Upazila demanding marriage.
The lover has started her fast since Thursday (June 3) morning. Meanwhile, the police visited the spot after receiving the news.
It is learned that a 19-year-old girl from Uthli village of Shibganj Upazila was studying at her grandfather’s house. She is a class XI student. He was introduced to Jihad Swadhin (22), son of Sabuj Ali of Paikpara village in Shibganj municipal area, a student of a reputed college in Bogra.
From identity to a conversation, then a love affair develops between the two. The girl’s family is alleging that on Wednesday night, June 1, at around 11 pm, the boyfriend went to the house of the independent lover and entered the bedroom of the lover. At that time, the local people arrested the couple.
When the news reached her boyfriend’s house, her father Sabuj, Uncle Hashem, and several others went to her lover’s house and tricked her into marrying him.
Later, the boyfriend ran away from home and announced that he would not marry her.
Upon receiving this news, on Thursday morning, the girlfriend went to the yard of her boyfriend’s house and started a hunger strike to demand marriage.
Shibganj Police Station OC (Investigation) Mohammad Hashmat Ali said the police had visited the spot after receiving the information. The girl was brought to the police station to control the situation. He said legal action would be taken if he lodged a written complaint.