The bodies of 35 people have so far been recovered from the launch sinking in the Shitalakshya river in Narayanganj. BIWTA has filed a case against Sabit Al Hasan for drowning a Munshiganj-bound launch and killing 36 passengers. However, no one was named as an accused in the case.BIWTA Narayanganj River Port Deputy Director (Naval Nitra) Babu Lal Vaidya filed the case with Narayanganj Port Police Station on Tuesday (April 6) night.The plaintiff in the case, Babu Lal Vaidya, said that the case has been filed under sections 260, 304, 336, 338, 426, 437 and section 70 of the England Shipping Ordinance 198. It has been alleged in the case that 36 people were killed with the intention of killing and recklessly speeding. However, no one was named as an accused in the case.
Bandar Police Station OC Deepak Chandra Saha said the BIWTA official had filed the case accusing the unidentified persons. It has been mentioned that the murder was committed by sailing at a reckless speed with the intention of killing. Hopefully it will be possible to arrest the culprits very soon.
It may be mentioned that the coaster tanker named SKL-3 hit the area near Shitalakshya bridge of Syedpur-Madanganj under construction on Shitalakshya river and the launch named Sabit Al Hasan from Narayanganj to Munshiganj sank with more than 50 passengers. The bodies of 36 people were recovered till noon on Tuesday, April 6. However, two days after the incident, the deadly coaster tanker named SKL-3 has not been seized yet.
Md. Faisal, a student of Jagannath University (JU) has won a bronze medal in ‘Bangabandhu Ninth Bangladesh Games 2020’ organized on the occasion of the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the golden jubilee of independence.
Gautam Kumar Das, assistant director of the university’s physical education center, confirmed the information on Wednesday (April 7th).
It is learned that Faisal is a student of the 13th rotation of the Finance Department of Jagannath University. Faisal, a student of Jagannath University, won a bronze by playing handball for the Bangladesh Police team in the Bangabandhu Bangladesh Games. The handball competition, which started on April 2, ended on April 4.
According to departmental sources, Md. Faisal plays in the football, cricket and volleyball teams of the finance department and is a regular player of the university cricket team. If the name of an all-rounder comes along with his studies, then his name will come.
Earlier, in the last inter-departmental sports competition held in 2019, Jagannath University jointly won the status of the best athlete. As a professional player, he played in the first division of handball for Purbachal Parishad in 2014 and in the handball Premier League for Suryoday Sports Club in 2016. He was in the preliminary squad of SA Games in 2018 and 19. Won the runners-up trophy at the 30th Exim Bank National Man Handball Tournament. Walton won the Independence Day Handball Tournament 2021 and Faisal became the runner-up for Bangladesh Police Handball Club.
Expressing his feelings, Md. Faisal said, “I have been playing handball for a long time but I have not participated in such a big competition. I feel blessed to be a student of Jagannath University and participate in Bangabandhu 9th Bangladesh Games even though I played for Bangladesh Police.”
Gautam Faisal Das, Assistant Director, Center for Physical Education, Jagannath University, said, “Faisal has been playing handball well for a long time. I am happy with Faisal’s success. I wish him more success in the future.”
Note that Bangabandhu Bangladesh Games has started on April 1 and will continue till April 11. A total of 5,300 athletes from 31 disciplines will compete for 1,281 medals at the 29 venues in seven districts across the country. Of these, 36 are gold medals.