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Buriganga launch capsize: Accused put on 3-day remand

| Updated: July 08, 2020 10:34:16

Buriganga launch capsize: Accused put on 3-day remand

A Dhaka court sent Abdus Salam, a staff of ‘Mayur-2’ launch arrested in connection with the Buriganga launch capsize, on a three-day remand.

Dhaka Senior Cheif Judicial Magistrate Mishkat Shukrana passed the order when Sub-Inspector Shahidul Islam of Sadarghat River Police Station and also the investigation officer of the case produced him before the court with five-day remand prayer.

The court also rejected the bail petition of the accused, according to UNB.

Police arrested Salam from Lalkutir ghat in the city's Sutrapur area on Tuesday morning.

Dhaka-bound ‘MV Morning Bird’ launch carrying around 150 passengers from Munshiganj sank after being hit by ‘Mayur-2’ near Shyambazar in the capital’s old town on June 29.

The bodies of 34 people were recovered.

Mohammad Shamsul, sub-inspector of Sadarghat River Police Station, filed a case at South Keraniganj Police Station the following day.

Mayur-2 launch owner Mofazzal Hamid Soad, Master Abul Bashar, Jakir Hossain, driver Shipon Hawladar and Master Shakil were among the accused.



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