Man, his son die from electrocution in B’baria

Our Correspondent

21 June, 2021 12:00 AM printer

BRAHMANBARIA: A man and his seven-year-old son died from electrocution at Haturabari in Kasba upazila of the district early Sunday.

The deceased were identified as Golam Mawla, 35, son of Khalek Mia and his son Zubayer.

Golam’s wife Samsunnahar was undergoing treatment at 250-bed Brahmanbaria General Hospital with injuries from electric shock.

Kasba Police Station officer-in-charge (OC) Alamgir Bhuiyan said that Golam Mawla, a labourer, saved some money and buy a refrigerator with the money for his home.

The family came in contact with a live electric wire while they were shifting their steel almirah to accommodate the refrigerator around 6:00 am, leaving the father and the son dead on the spot and the mother injured, said the OC.