Police have recovered the body of an unidentified man floating from Meghna in Monpura, Bhola. However, the rescued body is believed to be that of a passenger of the Sabit Al Hasan launch that crashed into the Shitalakshya river in Dhaka’s Narayanganj. The body was recovered from Meghna adjacent to Ramnewaz Launch Ghat in the upazila at 12:30 pm on Wednesday (April 8). It is learned that the locals of Monpura Union of Monpura Upazila saw the body of an unidentified person floating in Meghna near Ramnewaz Ghat in the morning and informed the police. Later, a police team led by SI Subhash, SI Chappal led by Monpura Police Station OC Abdullah Al Mamun went and recovered the floating body from Meghna.
Monpura Police Station OC Investigation Abdullah Al Mamun said the unidentified body recovered from Meghna has been sent to Bhola for autopsy after an inquest report. A case of unnatural death has been registered at the police station. Further action will be taken on the autopsy report.
He added that the body belonged to a man. The body will be approximately 35-40 years old. However, it is believed that the body may have been that of a passenger killed in a launch accident that sank in the Narayanganj Shitalakshya river.
Lockdown is also going on in Boalkhali for the third day. Most people are not obeying the lockdown ban. Free movement of people without following the rules of hygiene. Upazila administration is in the field to enforce lockdown.
Many vehicles were seen plying on the roads of the upazila since Wednesday (April 7) morning. Along with that there were many people coming. The number of people coming out for necessary work was much more than the other day.
There are allegations that the drivers are charging extra fare from the passengers. The rent for almost every place has doubled.
Passengers are expressing their displeasure over this. These rickshaws, including autorickshaws, do not care about CNG hygiene. Passengers are being crowded.
Upazila Assistant Commissioner (Land) and Executive Magistrate Tahmina Akhter said the upazila administration was working to implement all government directives in the lockdown. We are operating mobile courts. I am forcing you to wear a mask when you go out, otherwise you are being fined.