The hanging body of a female student was recovered from her house in Nandigram upazila of the district on Thursday, police said. She was a student of Grade IX. The 15-year-old Rokeya Khatun was the daughter of Abdur Rahman of Mirzapur village under Bhatara union of the upazila and a student of a local high school. Locals and police said her mother and sister-in-law on Wednesday went to a relative's house leaving behind Rokeya and her father at the house. Read: University student’s hanging body recovered The father went out of the house in the morning on his job and spotted the body hanging from a pole with her scarf when he returned home at noon, they said. Mostafizur Rahman, in-charge of Kumida Panditpukur investigation centre, said the body was sent to Bogura Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsy after the recovery. An unnatural death case was filed in this regard, the police officer added.
The death toll from the boat capsize in the Nabaganga River in Narail rose to four with the recovery of two bodies Sunday noon. Two people drowned and five others went missing after their boat capsized in the river off the coast of Kalia upazila on Friday night. The bodies of Labu, 32, son of Tuku Chowkidar of Babupur village, and Khanze Sheikh, 55, son of Matiar Sheikh of Jokar Char village, were recovered today. Fire service divers fished out the bodies from the Nabaganga River in Kalia upazila, said Sheikh Tasmeem Alam, office-in-charge (OC) of Kalia police station. Also Read: Mother, son drown as boat capsizes in Narail “The bodies were handed over to the Naval Police. They will take necessary legal steps,” said OC Tasmeem. Efforts are on to find the others who went missing after the accident, he added. The boat with 17 people on board capsized around 8:30 pm while heading towards Bahirdanga from Baghbari of Kalia municipality. Ten of them managed to swim to ashore.
Police have recovered the body of a housemaid of former captain of Bangladesh national cricket team, Akram Khan, from the city’s Mohakhali DOHS area. The deceased was identified as Sahida Akhter, 25. Read: Gazipur teacher-couple found dead in car On information from Akram, police found the body lying near his residence in DOHS around 11 pm on Sunday, Md Hasib, sub-inspector (SI) of Kafrul police station. The body was later sent to Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College and Hospital morgue for an autopsy, he added. “Details can be informed after the autopsy,” said the SI.
Body of a 16-year-old male who went missing on Sunday falling from a moving train while taking selfies at Akkelpur upazila in Joypurhat. The deceased was Mehedi Hasan, son of Anwar Hossain from Rajmahal area in Panchagarh district, said SM Hasibul Hasan, Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) of Akkelpur upazila. His body was recovered around 8 am by a diving team of Rajshahi Fire Service after 14 hours of remaining missing, said Delwar Hossain, Officer-in-Charge of Santahar railway police station. Also read: Bid to take selfie from moving train leaves teen dead in Chuadanga According to police, Mehedi was traveling with his grandmother by Panchagarh-bound inter-city train Ekota Express on Sunday. At around 6 pm when the train was on Halhalia Bridge, unaware Mehedi while clicking selfie crashed into the bridge structure and fell in the river, said the OC. Locals found his amputated hand, mobile phone, and money bag on the river after the train crossed and informed police. Until 10 pm on Sunday, fire service members and police conducted a drive to rescue him but failed, he said. Also read: Teenager dies of electrocution in Kishoreganj “A case of unnatural death was filed in this regard and the body was handed to family after autopsy,” said OC Delwar Hossain.
Police have recovered the body of an indigenous man from Rangamati's Rajsthali upazila on Saturday. The deceased was identified as Abhishek Chakma (35). According to local sources, there was a gunfight between two armed activists of Marma National Party (Mog Party) and Chattogram Jana Sanghati Samiti (JSS) at Ogaripara of Gaindya union under Rajsthali upazila on Friday night. Also read: 2 indigenous men drown in Rangamati Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Rajasthan Police Station Zakir Hossain said that the gunfight occurred in a remote hilly area 6 km off the upazila headquarters on Friday night. The body of Abhishek, wearing olive-colored uniform, was recovered Saturday morning. Also read: Diarrhoea outbreak grips Rangamati The body was sent to Rangamati General Hospital for an autopsy, he said.
Police recovered the body of a Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) leader from Brahmaputra river in Kochandhara area of Jamalpur Sadar upazila on Saturday morning. The deceased was identified as Zahid Faisal Fahim, 25, BCL vice-president of Nandina wing and resident of Kanil village of the upazila. According to police, Fahim went on a boat trip to Narundi Kochandhara area of Brahmaputra with three friends on Thursday afternoon. On their way back the boat capsized. Though others managed to swim ashore, Fahim drowned. On information, Jamalpur Fire Service divers started a rescue operation on Thursday evening. Till Friday night they were not able to recover his body. Read: Engineer killed in Dinajpur road crash On Saturday morning, locals spotted his body floating in the river and informed the police. Officer-in-charge (OC) of Jamalpur Sadar Police, Kazi Shah Newaz, said Fahim's body was recovered from Brahmaputra river on Saturday morning and an unnatural death case was registered. The family had no complaints, so the body was handed over to them without an autopsy, he said.
Police on Friday recovered the body of a 55-year-old woman from the Bhogai river in Nalitabari union of Sherpur. The deceased was identified as Nur Bhanu, a daily wager and wife of Sirajul Islam from the Nij Para area of Nalitabari municipality. "Our team fished out the body around 8am after being informed by locals," said Basir Ahmed Badal, officer-in-charge of Nalitabari police station. Also Read: Missing tourist’s body recovered after two days from Moheshkhali Channel Her son, Faruque Ahmed, 35, has been detained in connection with the death of his mother, police said. “The body bore injury marks. We suspect that she was killed and then her body was dumped in the river," he said.
Police recovered two bodies from the Inani beach area and Kabita Chattar point of Cox’s Bazar, respectively, on Tuesday. Also read: Missing tourist’s body recovered after two days from Moheshkhali Channel “A 30-year-old man’s body washed ashore in the Inani beach area and another body -- that of an 18-20-year-old man -- was found hanging in the Kabita Chattar area," said Md Selimuddin, officer-in-charge of Cox’s Bazar model police station. Also read: Body of Indian national recovered from Dauki River in Sylhet He said both the bodies were sent for post-mortem.
Police recovered the body of a tourist from Moheshkhali Channel on Sunday after he went missing two days ago from Cox’s Bazar sea beach while bathing.The tourist was identified as Saidul Islam Jahir,18, son of Abdur Rahman from Lohagara area in Chattogram, by his brother Jamir, said Abdul Hai, Officer-in-Charge of Moheshkhali police station.On Friday morning with his four friends Jahir reached Cox’s Bazar and he went missing as they were taking a bath in the sea at Sugandha point of the beach. Also read: Missing tourist’s body fished out of Karnaphuli river“We immediately informed the matter to the tourist police and lifeguard but they thought he was just missing and announced it on the mic,” said his friend Sakib.Meanwhile, Md Shukkur, a lifeguard appointed at Sugandha point during the incident said, “There was a high current in the sea during the low tide and a lot of tourists went into the sea so we couldn’t notice if anyone drowned. As his friends informed us in the afternoon we could not conduct a rescue operation then.”OC Abdul Hai said the body will be handed to the family if they have no complaint
The body of an Indian national was recovered from Dauki river at Jaflong in Gowainghat upazila of Sylhet on Sunday morning. The deceased was identified as truck driver Lestarson Pothao, 35, of Meghalaya state of India. Also read: Youth’s body recovered from Natore madrasha Police said locals spotted the body floating on the Dauki river at Ballaghat in Jaflong around 11am and alerted the police. Lestarson Pothao went missing after a road accident on Thursday, said Omar Farooq Morol, inspector (Investigation) of Gowainghat police station. The body was handed over to Indian police and Indian Border Security Force members on Sunday afternoon after completing legal procedures, he added. Also read: Body of man who fell off oil tanker at Ctg Port recovered