Monday, 29 May, 2023

Two friends found hanging from same tree in Gazipur

GAZIPUR: Bodies of two youths were recovered from Kaliakair upazila of Gazipur on Tuesday, said police, reports UNB.

The deceased were identified as Riyad, 23, son of Abdul Razzak, and Monir Hossain, 24, son of Helal, were both from Pachbaria village in Jamalpur district.

They used to live with their families in Mouchak Ice Market area under the upazila and were workers of a shoe manufacturing factory.

Police and family members said Riyad and Monir, who were friends, had been missing since Monday afternoon and could not be traced till night.

Locals spotted the bodies – hanging from a tree – in the Ice Market area, they said.

Shahidul Islam, an in-charge of Mouchak police outpost, said on receiving information they rushed to the spot and recovered the bodies.

The bodies were sent to Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsies, he said.

 The reason behind the death, whether it was a murder or suicide, will be known after getting the autopsy reports, the officer added.