Online desk Naval police have recovered the bodies of five more people, including a child, in a launch sinking incident in Narayanganj. The death toll rose to 35
The bodies of five more people, including children, were recovered on Tuesday (April 8) morning. The bodies were later handed over to their family members
Sadar Naval Police Station Inspector Shahidul Alam said, “We have recovered the bodies of five more people including a child in the morning due to the launch sinking.” The bodies have already been handed over to the family members.
Earlier on Sunday (April 4), 30 bodies were recovered in the last two days after the launch sank in the winter.
Online desk Neighboring India has expressed deep grief over the death of 35 people in a passenger launch sinking when a coaster tanker hit the Shitalakshya river in Narayanganj’s Madanganj Ghat area.
Indian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi expressed his condolences on Tuesday (April 6th).
On Twitter, Arindam Bagchi said, “We are deeply saddened by the loss of life in the tragic launch accident in Narayanganj district of Bangladesh.” Our deepest condolences to the bereaved family and the Government of Bangladesh. In this sad moment, our prayers are with the fraternal people of Bangladesh.
It may be mentioned that the launch sank near the bridge in Char Syedpur area of Shitalakshya on S
Police were instructed to wear full-sleeved shirts again
Online desk After a year and a half of coronavirus infection, the police got a chance to wear a half-sleeved shirt on March 17 in the heat. However, as the prevalence of corona has increased again, they have been instructed to wear full-sleeved shirts. This information has been known from the sources of the police headquarters on Tuesday (April 6).
Earlier on Sunday (April 4) Additional DIG (Logistics Branch) of the police headquarters. This instruction was given in an order signed by Ataul Kibria.
The order said that considering the current situation of coronavirus, the district / unit chiefs can instruct the police members to change their clothes to facilitate their duty in a safe manner. In this case, considering the weather in their respective areas, they can inform the police headquarters and issue an order to wear full sleeve shirts. However, the police headquarters has to be informed if instructions are issued to wear half-sleeved shirts before November 15 this year.
Earlier, on March 11, an order from the police headquarters directed all members of the police to wear summer uniforms (half-sleeved shirts). The directive came into effect on March 16.
unday (April 5) at around 6:30 pm. The sunken launch named Sabit Al Hasan was heading towards Munshiganj. The launch had 50 to 60 passengers on board, some of the survivors said.
Staff Reporter, Dinajpur. Police arrested the chairman of a Dinajpur-based NGO, Bridge of Light Development Foundation, late Monday night while he was fleeing from Dinajpur with more than Rs 500 lakh from 400 customers. The arrested officer was identified as Abu Hayat Al Mahmud, 50. He is the son of late Zahid Hasan of Auliapur village in Dinajpur Sadar upazila. The victim was detained by members of the NGO at a flat in the Eidgah residential area of Dinajpur city on Monday afternoon. Dinajpur Kotwali police arrested him at 12:30 pm and took him to the police station.
It is known that the number of members of the NGO called Bridge of Light Development Foundation is more than 500. A member of the victim, Amena Khatun, said that a few days ago, an NGO field worker went to her house and filled out a form. He later offered to give them a loan from the association. The field worker said he would be given a loan of Tk 5 lakh. However, they have to pay 50 thousand rupees in advance. He borrowed Rs 50,000. They left on April 11 with a loan promise. On Monday afternoon, I got the news that the NGO official was fleeing with money from many more people like him. He came here and saw hundreds of customers gathering. Speaking to other customers at the time, it was learned that the NGO officials had taken Rs 30,000 to Rs 50,000 to fill up the application form with the promise of giving loans to the customers. The NGO has embezzled around Rs 50 lakh from customers.
Detained NGO official Abu Hayat Al Mahmoud introduced himself as the chairman of the NGO. He said he has 13 officers and employees in this office. He started the activities of this office 15 days ago. He has taken registration from the cooperative. Dinajpur Kotwali Police Station ASI Badal Kumar said the NGO officials were fleeing after embezzling money from many people. People detained him in the office in the afternoon. After receiving the news, I calmed down the agitated crowd and took the NGO officer to Kotwali police station at 12:30 pm. A case is being prepared in this regard.