PABNA: A drug peddler has died of drinking toxic liquor at Ishwardi upazila in the district.
Deceased Mizanur Rahman, 48, was a resident of Diar Sahapur village under Sahapur union in the upazila. He was an accused in seven drug cases, said Ishwardi Police Station OC Asaduzzaman.Local and police sources said Mizanur alongwith his several friends went to Chollishpara border area at Daulatpur upazila in Kushtia on Saturday afternoon and drank liquor.
After returning home from there, he fell sick. The family members admitted him to Ishwardi Upazila Health Complex. After taking treatment, he returned home at the night.
On Sunday evening, he again felt sickness and was taken to Pabna General Hospital where the on-duty doctor declared him dead.
Meanwhile, Mizanur’s family alleged that someone killed him mixing poison with the liquor.
Regarding the matter, OC Asaduzzaman said the body was sent to the hospital morgue.
Police are investigating the matter, he added.