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Man strangulates wife to death in C’nawabganj

Chapainawabganj A man allegedly strangulated his wife to death over a family feud in Daripata village of Gomostapur upazila in the district yesterday.

The deceased was identified as Ruksana Begum, 32, wife of Tunu Mia, 38, of Daripata village of Gomostapur upazila.

Officer-in-charge of Gomostapur Police Station Jasim Uddin said at around 5 am today Tunu Mia strangulated his wife to death over a family feud.

Later, he himself informed police about the murder and police arrested him.

In primary interrogation he confessed his crime.

The body was sent to Chapainawabganj Hospital morgue for autopsy.

64 held in anti-drug drives

At least 64 people were held in anti-drug drives in Sherpur and Chapainawabganj districts from Monday night to yesterday morning, reports UNB.

In Sherpur, 40 people were arrested along with 37 grams of heroin, 100 Yaba pills and 1 kg helm from different places.

Additional Police Superintendent Md Aminul Islam said at least 11 cases were filed against the arrestees with different police stations in the district. In Chapainawabganj, 24 others were arrested from different places of Sadar and Shibganj upazilas, said inspector Idris Ali of Sadar Police Station. On yesterday noon in PTI Milpara area, executive magistrate Nayan Kumar conducted an anti-drug drive, he said. The mobile court awarded four months jails to each of the four drug addicts.

The rest were arrested in drives from different places.

4 electrocuted in 3 districts

Four people were electrocuted in separate incidents in Jashore, Jhalakati and Cumilla districts on Monday and Tuesday, reports UNB.

In Jhalakati, a young man died after receiving an electric shock while trying to unplug a battery from charging at Noikathi village of Rajapur upazila on Tuesday morning.

The deceased was identified as Amin, 25, son of Sekendar Ali of the village.

In Cumilla, a factory worker was electrocuted at Comilla BSCIC Industrial Area on Tuesday noon.

The deceased was identified as Surendra Tripura, 30, son of Khasam Kumar Tripura of Hasanabad village in Fatikchhari upazila of Chattogram. He used to work at Nahar Flour Mills in the BSCIC Area.

The factory was inundated by rainwater on Monday night. Surendra came in touch with a live electric wire while removing the water with an electric motor on Tuesday noon. Factory owner Riyad Niwazul Haq said Surendra joined work on Monday after Eid-ul-Fitr vacation.

In Jashore, a young man died as he came in touch with a live electric line around 10 am on Tuesday at Shukdevnagar village in Bagharpara upazila.

The deceased was identified as Raju Ahmed, 30, son of Abul Hossain Master of the village.

Family members said Raju got an electric shock while fixing a multi-plug.

He was taken to Bagharpara Upazila Health Complex where the duty doctor declared him dead.

In Chougachha upazila, a minor boy was electrocuted at South Kayarpara village around 8 pm on Monday.

The deceased was identified as Rafin Islam, 9, son of Rafiqul Islam and a Class-II student.

Rafiqul said his son got electrocuted while trying to put a mobile phone charger into an electric socket. The boy was taken to a hospital immediately only to be declared dead.

Lightning kills two

Two people, including a woman, were killed and two others injured in separate lightning strikes in Morelganj and Sadar upazilas of Bagerhat yesterday, reports UNB.

In Moreljganj, Bikash Mridha, 50, son of Romen Mridha of Kumarijola village, was killed and Subhash Talukder, 48, injured as they were struck by a thunderbolt at noon.

Officer-in-charge of Morelganj Police Station Md Rashedul Alam said the duo was working in a fish enclosure when a thunderbolt bore down on them, leaving them severely injured. Bikash was declared dead at Sadar Hospital. Shree Debi, 30, wife of Sujeet, was injured in separate incident of lighting strike in Joymoni Katakhal area of the upazila. She was taken to the Upazila Health Complex in a critical condition.

In Sadar upazila, housewife Shampa Rani Mondal was severely injured after being hit by lightning when she went to a field to call the cattle home amid rain.

Bemorta union parishad chairman Monwar Hossain said after being taken to the hospital, doctors declared Shampa dead.

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