Couple electrocuted in city

Staff Correspondent

20 October, 2019 12:00 AM printer

A couple died from electrocution in the capital’s Jatrabari area on Saturday.

The deceased were identified as rickshaw-puller Jahangir Hossain and his wife Aklima Akhter.

Quoting the local people, Assistant Commissioner at Demra Zone of DMP Rabiul Islam said the couple was living in a semi-concrete house in the area.       

“Aklima came on contact with a live wire in the morning in a narrow way of her house and Jahangir came to rescue her, leaving both the husband and wife dead on the spot,” he said.

The bodies were sent to Sir Salimullah Medical College and Hospital for autopsy.