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Biman ‘hijacker’ Polash Ahmed buried in Narayanganj

26 Feb 2019, 16:19

NTV Online
Alleged hijacker of a Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight Polash Ahmed. Photo: Collected

Narayanganj: The alleged hijacker of a Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight, Polash Ahmed, was buried at Dudhghata village in Sonargaon upazila on Tuesday morning.

He was buried around 9:10, said his father Piyar Jahan, reports the UNB.

Earlier on Monday night, his father was taken to Chattogram to identify his son’s body, said Jahidul Islam, assistant commissioner of Karnaphuli Zonal police.

Later, the body was handed over to his father after an autopsy at Chittagong Medical College Hospital, he added.

A flight of the national flag carrier Biman Bangladesh Airlines was allegedly hijacked on Sunday evening at Chattogram’s Shah Amanat International Airport.

The plane landed on an emergency basis and all the 148 passengers on board were evacuated safely. All the cabin crew members were also safe.

Later, the alleged hijacker was neutralised in a swift commando operation of eight minutes.

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