Three die after drinking ‘toxic liquor’ in Kushtia

Our Correspondent

29 October, 2020 12:00 AM printer

KUSHTIA: Three people have died after drinking ‘toxic alcohol’ in the district town on Wednesday.

The deceased were identified as Anik Bishwas, 20, hailed from Sadar upazila, Ripon Kumar Ghosh, 30, from Khoksa upazila and Nitai Bishwas, 34, from Mirpur upazila.

The trio breathed their last at Kushtia General Hospital.

Local people said Nitai, Anik and Ripon became ill at an early hour of Wednesday and were taken to the hospital.

Taposh Kumar, resident medical officer (RMO), said they suspect that the three might have died after consuming ‘toxic liquor. It will be confirmed after getting autopsy reports.