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Police and the juvenile centre authorities suspect Riz Uddin, son of Abdur Gafur Molla from the eastern Indian state of West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district, committed suicide.
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Quoting the juvenile centre authorities, Officer-in-Charge of Tongi East Police Station Aminul Islam told UNB on Friday that Riz hanged himself with a toilet pipe in his cell on Thursday evening.
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He was rushed to hospital, where doctors declared him dead on arrival, the OC said.
"The body has been sent for an autopsy."
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Riz was detained by security forces in Kishoreganj for allegedly sneaking into Bangladesh and sent to the juvenile home.
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