The police recovered the bodies of 2 people including an honors student from Rangpur’s Mithapukur upazila. Two dead bodies were recovered from Rupasi Damua and Baldipukur bus stand areas of the upazila on Sunday afternoon. Police are working to unravel the mystery of two separate incidents.
According to the deceased’s family, police and local sources, Honors student Safin Mia, son of Sekandar Ali of Rupsi Bekipara village of Khoragach Union of the upazila, left home on Saturday afternoon and did not return. Next Sunday morning, a farmer found Safin’s body hanging from a mango tree on the bank of a pond in Damua area near the house. People nearby rushed to his scream and informed the police.
Mithapukur police reached the spot at noon and recovered the body and sent it to Rangpur Medical College Hospital morgue for post-mortem. The miscreants killed him and hung him from a tree, the family claims.
Locals Kamruzzaman and Bhuttu Mia said that someone killed Safin on Saturday night and tied a rope around his neck and hung him from a tree. At that time, there was blood on various parts of his body, including his hands and legs.
Mustafizar Rahman, OC of Mithapukur police station, said, I came to the spot along with Rangpur’s assistant superintendent of police. Investigation is ongoing. No case has yet been filed in this incident.
Meanwhile, the police recovered the body of a motorcycle rider named Ashikur Rahman Russell (21) from the Baldipukur bus stand area of the upazila in the morning. Deceased Russell is the son of Zahurul Islam of Anantaram village in the neighboring Pirgacha upazila.
Confirming the matter, Baradargah Highway Police Officer-in-Charge Solaiman Sheikh said that the body of one person was recovered along with the motorcycle. However, the cause of his death is not yet known. In this incident, Ariful Islam, the elder brother of the victim, has filed a case against the unknown accused as the plaintiff.