Father, son drown in Brahmaputra river

Sun Online Desk

19th March, 2021 03:02:52 printer

Father, son drown in Brahmaputra river

A man and his son drowned in Brahmaputra river under Monohardi upazila of Narsingdi on Friday morning.

The deceased were identified as Md Jakaria Farazi, 50 and his seven-year-old son Md Sajud Farazi, hailing from Dighakandi village at Shakundi union of the upazila.

Confirming the news, Mohammad Anishur Rahman, officer-in-charge (OC) of Monohardi Police Station, said that Sajid suddenly slipped into the river while he and his father were going to a field. Later, Jakaria jumped into the river to rescue Sajid and he also drowned.

Later, locals retrieved them and took to a local health complex where duty doctor declared them dead, he said.