Joypurhat, July 15 (UNB)- A woman and her daughter were electrocuted at Molamgari village under Kalai Upazila here on Monday morning.
The deceased were identified as Swapna Begum, 33 and her daughter Shimu Akhter, 4, of Molamgarihat of the area.
Quoting locals and family members, Kalai Police Station officer-in-charge Md Abdul Latif Khan said Swapna got electrocuted when she went to hang wet clothes on an iron wire which was electrified during rain last night.
Shimu got electrocuted when she touched her mother.
Locals recovered them and took them to Kalai Upazila Health Complex where doctors declared them dead.
Cumilla, July 15 (UNB) - An accused in a murder case stabbed another accused to death in front of the Judge in a courtroom here during hearing on Monday.
The deceased was identified as Faruk, son of Ohid Ullah of Monaharganj in the district.
The shocking incident took place in front of Judge Begum Fatema Ferdous of Cumilla Sessions Judge (third) court in the courtroom.
The deceased and the attacker happen to be cousins.
Cumilla Police Super Syed Nurul Islam said accused Hasan started stabbing Faruk with a knife indiscriminately while the hearing in the murder case was going on in the court around noon, leaving him critically injured.
Faruk was taken to Cumilla Medical College Hospital where doctors declared him dead.
Security was tightened on the court premises after the incident, the SP added.
Hasan was arrested after the incident, he said.
Meanwhile, a three-member committee, headed by Shakhawat Hossain, additional superintendent of police (crime), has been formed to look into the matter.
The committee has been asked to submit its report within three working days.
Bagerhat, July 15 (UNB)- A truck driver was killed as his truck hit a roadside tree at Mulghor on Khulna-Mawa highway in Fakirhat upazila here on Monday morning.
The deceased was identified as Kamal Hossain of Noornagar in Khulna.
Katakhali Highway Police’s Officer-in-Charge Md RabiulAlam said that the Barishal-bound goods-laden truck coming from Mongla crashed into a roadside tree after its driver lost control over the steering, leaving him dead on the spot and his helper injured.
Fire Service members recovered the body and sent it to Khulna Medical College and Hospital for autopsy. Injured helper Shamim Hossain, 28, was also admitted to the hospital.