GOPALGANJ, Jan 15: A farmer was electrocuted in Sadar Upazila of the district on Tuesday morning.
Deceased Moshahak Shikder, 55, was a resident of Sonakur Purbapara area in the upazila.
Locals said the man was electrocuted by an electrified trap set up in a seedbed in the area to kill rats, leaving him seriously injured.
He was rushed to Gopalganj Sadar Hospital where he was declared dead.
Officer-in-Charge of Gopalganj Sadar Police Station Md Monirul Islam confirmed the news.