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Man dies as dredger worker hits with brick

  • Our Correspondent
  • 23 January, 2022 12:00 AM
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SYLHET: A man was killed after in a brick attack allegedly by dredging workers in Beanibazar upazila of Sylhet early Friday.

The deceased was identified as Abdul Hasib, 40, son of Ismail Ali of Khasir Konapara village in Kurar Bazar union of Beanibazar upazila.

Police arrested six dredger workers from the spot on suspicion of being involved in the incident, said Mehedi Hasan, inspector (investigation) of Beanibazar police station.

The arrestees are: Rashid Mia, 25, son of Kadir Mia of Polishwar area of Brahmanbaria, Monir Hossain, 23, son of Nurul Haque of Faizulpur area of Sunamganj district, Sirajul Islam, 36, son of Nurul Haque, Alam Mia, 24, son of Akter Mia, Russell Gazi, 21, son of Gias Gazi of Mordapara area of Kishoreganj, Monir Mia, 22, son of Chattar Mia, Tanvirul Islam, 20, son of Qutub Uddin and Kamal Hossain, 35, son of Rafiqul Islam of Ayubpur area of Narsingdi district.

Locals said, fisherman Abdul Hasib had an argument with dredger workers while fishing in Kushiyara river around 1 am. At one stage, Abdul Hasib fell into the water after being hit by the bricks of the dredger workers.

His body was searched overnight. However, police recovered the body on Friday morning.

The body was sent to Sylhet MAG Osmani Hospital for autopsy, said the inspector.