The South Asian Times

25 June 2017 01:17 AM

Bangladeshi commits suicide after India's cricket defeat

By IANS

Dhaka, June 19: An Indian cricket fan from Jamalpur in Bangladesh has committed suicide after his favourite teams crushing defeat to Pakistan in the 2017 Champions Trophy, a media report said.

Bidyut, 25, son of Anisur Rahman of Shang Gate area and a food vendor killed himself by jumping in front of a moving train, the Dhaka Tribune reported.

Government Railway Police station Office-in-Charge (OC) Nasirul Islam said: "Disheartened by the match result, Bidyut committed suicide by jumping in front of a running train Sunday night."

Pakistan defeated India by 180 runs and lifted the Champions Trophy.

Update: 19 June, 2017

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