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Probe-body formed over Sirajganj electrocution

Published : Wednesday, 1 August, 2018 at 12:35 PM  Count : 282
By Ashok Banarjee

Probe-body formed over Sirajganj electrocution

Probe-body formed over Sirajganj electrocution

Sirajganj district administration has formed a five-member committee to investigate deaths of eight people by electriocution on Tuesday.

Sirajganj DC Qamrun Nahar Siddika formed the probe-body on Tuesday evening. The body, headed by Additional DC (general) Moniruzzaman, has been asked to submit the report within 24 hours.

The other committee members are : Power Development Board executive engineer AKM Mohiuddin, Sadar UNO Sarkar M Raihan, Sadar police OC Mohammad Daud and local UP chairman Zakir Hossain.

Eight people were electrocuted at Kadai village in Sadar upazila on Tuesday.

Witnesses said the victims came in contact with live electric wire while repairing a tin-shed shop in a waterlogged area.

Meanwhile, the victims were buried on Tuesday night.

Family of each victim was given Tk 30,000 for burial.


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