5 die after drinking toxic liquor in Rangpur
Published : Wednesday, 27 May, 2020 at 9:19 AM Count : 458
Five people died after drinking liquor on Eid day in Pirganj upazila of Rangpur.
Eight to 10 more people also fell sick and are undergoing treatment at Upazila Health Complex and different hospitals in the upazila.
Pirganj Police Station OC Soresh Chandra said at least 15 people fell sick from Monday night to Tuesday morning after drinking liquor on Eid day night in Shanerhat area.
He confirmed the death of five persons.
The deceased were identified as Abdur Razzak, 45, Jaidul Haque, 35, Chandan Kumar, 30, Dula Miah, 52, and Lal Miah, 30.
The death toll may rise, the OC added.