Three found dead in three districts
Three persons including a woman were found dead in two districts- Barishal, Sirajganj and Manikganj, on Tuesday.
BARISHAL: A drug trader was found dead in Sundarnadi Village of Gournadi Upazila in the district on Tuesday.
The deceased was identified as Shamim Hawladar, 28, son of Mokhles Hawladar of the same village. The deceased was a listed drug trader.
Police sources said Shamim was dealing drugs near by the pond of Munsi Bari of the village on Sunday evening. Police tried to arrest him red-handed, but he drove into the pond. Police did not find him after the incident.
The local people said police thought Shamim fled the scene after driving into the pond.
Deceased's mother Khadiza Begum said, her son drowned in the pond.
Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Gournadi Model Police Station (PS) Golam Sarwar said the locals discovered the floating body of Shamim in the pond on Tuesday morning, and informed the police immediately. Later, police recovered the body.
SIRAJGANJ: Police recovered a woman's hanging body from her husband's house at Shibpur Village in Tarash Upazila of the district on Tuesday.
The deceased was identified as Sathi Khatun, 25, wife of Mostakim Billah of the village.
Tarash PS OC Mostafizur Rahman said locals found Sathi hanging from the ceiling in their house and informed police. Later, police recovered the body and sent it to Sirajganj 250-Bed Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib General Hospital morgue for an autopsy.
MANIKGANJ: Police recovered an unknown youth's body from a local river at Nalora Village under Sadar Upazila of the district on Tuesday.
Sadar PS OC Rakibuzzaman said, being informed by the locals, police recovered the body from the spot and sent to Manikganj Zila Hospital morgue for an autopsy.
The OC also said the youth might have been strangulated to death, and later the body was dumped in the river.