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Buriganga launch capsize: 2 drivers of Moyur-2 held

Published : Wednesday, 15 July, 2020 at 3:03 PM  Count : 138

Buriganga launch capsize: 2 drivers of Moyur-2 held

Buriganga launch capsize: 2 drivers of Moyur-2 held

River police arrested two engine drivers of Moyur-2 launch from city's Sutrapur on Wednesday morning.

River police Dhaka district superintendent Khandakar Faridul Islam said names of arrested Shipon Hawlader and Shakil are in the ejahar.

On June 29,  Dhaka-bound ‘MV Morning Bird’ launch carrying around 150 passengers from Munshiganj sank after being hit by ‘Mayur-2’ vessel near Shyambazar in the capital’s old town.

Bodies of 34 people were recovered after the launch capsize.

Mohammad Shamsul, sub-inspector of Sadarghat River Police Station, filed a case at South Keraniganj Police Station the following day.


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