A young man named Nuruzzaman (18) drowned while fishing in the river Teesta at Patgram in Lalmonirhat. The accident took place at noon on Sunday (April 17) in the Sardarpara area of Dahagram Union in the upazila. Nuruzzaman is the son of Joynal Abedin of Chishtiar Par area of Ward 3 of Dahagram Union.
According to eyewitness sources, like other days, Nuruzzaman went fishing in the Teesta river in Sardarpara area of Dahagram Union with his cousin around 10 am on Sunday. While fishing, he suddenly drowned in the river and disappeared. Then his cousin broke the news to the house.
Locals later recovered Nuruzzaman’s body from the river after searching for about two hours. Mozammel Haque, in-charge of Dahagram police investigation center, confirmed the death and said Nuruzzaman had drowned in the Teesta river. The body was handed over to the family of the deceased by the chairman of Dahagram Union Parishad.
In this regard, Dahagram Union Parishad (UP) Chairman Kamal Hossain Pradhan said, Nuruzzaman went to fish in the river Teesta next to his house. At this time the river was submerged in deep water. Later, the locals came to know about the incident and recovered Nuruzzaman’s body from the river. The body has been handed over to his family.
Meanwhile, a doctor named Tithi Islam was beaten when he was found alone at home to take possession of land in Laxmipur. On Sunday (April 18) afternoon, Tithi herself lodged a written complaint with the district police superintendent. He mentioned the names of 6 people and brought charges against three unknown people.
Earlier in the morning, the incident took place at the house of Ali Ram Hawladar of Khidipur village in Dalalbazar union of Sadar upazila. Tithi died in the same house. Aziz Ulya’s daughter. He is an intern doctor at Shamarita Hospital in Dhaka.
The officer-in-charge (OC) of Sadar Model Police Station has been directed to investigate the complaint from the Superintendent of Police and take necessary action.
The accused are- Md. Of the same area. Mostafa, Ruhul Amin, Fatema Begum, Mahmud Hossain Riaz, Rezaul Karim Parvez, Md. Pitton, Bithi Akhter, Shefali Begum and three strangers.
According to the complaint source, the doctor lives with his family in Dhaka. Their village home is in Khidirpur. After the death of his father Aziz Ullah, he took care of the house and land. But the accused have been trying to seize their land in various ways.
On Sunday, the accused attacked him with the intention of premeditated murder. At this time the accused Mahmud Hossain tried to humiliate him. Others beat him randomly with sticks. It is alleged that a gold chain was snatched from his neck.
At one stage they also cut down some betel trees. After hearing the screams of Tithi, the attackers fled when the people of the area came. He was rescued and sent to Sadar Hospital for treatment.
In this regard, Tithi Islam said, I was alone at home. On this occasion, they attacked with the intention of killing. They carried out this attack to occupy our land. I am insecure.
Laxmipur Sadar Model Police Station Sub-Inspector (SI) Sohail Mia said, “I have received the complaint.” The incident will be investigated to know the truth. Necessary legal action will be taken after investigation.