Killings on sharp rise in N’ganj; 35 killed in 3 months
Narayanganj: The incidents of murder have gone up sharply in the district as police recorded a total of 35 murders during the last three months of the current year.
District police sources said police recovered 115 bodies from different locations across the district within the first three months of the current year and they identified 35 incidents as murder, reports the UNB.
In January, 12 people were murdered by miscreants. In February, six were victims of mass beating and feud among groups.
In March, a total of eight persons were killed including Chhatra League leader Sohel Mia (27) and an expatriate named Tofazzal Hossain Babul.
Police recovered 17 dead bodies from various locations in the district within 18 days of the month of April. Previously they recovered 29 bodies in January, 28 in February and 41 in March.
Superintendent of Narayanganj District Police Harun-ur-Rashid confirmed the increasing number of abnormal deaths and said police are investigating the murder cases to identify the culprits.
Apart from the murders, 35 cases of death in road crashes and 56 cases of suicide, drowning and fire accident were recorded during the period.
On April 12, Farid Ahmed (38), a Sub-inspector (SP) was crushed under a covered van on Dhaka-Chattogram highway.
On March 31, an engineer named Mahbub Hasan Jewel (43) drowned in Balu river at Rupganj. On the same night three people, including a presiding officer, drowned in the river while returning to Dhaka finishing Sonargaon Upazila Election process when a trawler carrying them capsized after hit by storm.
Besides, bodies of 16 people who reportedly committed suicide in separate places were recovered and seven people died throughout 108 days being victims to fire incidents.