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UP member burnt to death in Barguna; case filed

14 August 2022
UP member burnt to death in Barguna; case filed

UNB, Barguna :

A case has been filed at Betagi police station in Barguna following the murder of a UP member who was locked in his house and burnt to death in the early hours of Tuesday.

Manowara Begum, the mother of the victim Farooq Ahmed Shamim, filed a murder case at Betagi police station, accusing unknown persons on Saturday afternoon, Betagi Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) M Shah Alam Howladar, said.

On Tuesday night, some miscreants locked the door of the bedroom of UP member Farooq of Ward No. 2 at Mayar Ghun Bazar of Sarishamuri Union of Betagi upazila.

In this fire, UP member Farooq, his wife Suchi Akter,25 and their two sons Mainul Khan,5, and Samiul Khan,2, sustained burn injuries. Farooq Ahmed received 75 percent burn injuries, added the OC.

They were admitted to the Barishal Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital.

Later, UP member was shifted to Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery in Dhaka as his condition deteriorated.

Farooq Ahmed died while undergoing treatment at the hospital on Thursday afternoon.

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