A farmer died from electrocution at Tentulia upazila in Panchagarh on Thursday morning.
The deceased was identified as Zakir Hossain, 42, a resident of Sarkerpara area in the upazila.
Officer in-Charge (OC) of Tentulia Police Station Md Zahurul Islam confirmed the matter. According to the locals, Zakir came in a live electric wire when pressed switch of irrigation pump in Sarker Para area at about 9:00am, leaving him critically injured. Later, he died on the way to the Tentulia Upazila Health Complex.
An unnatural death case was filed in this connection, said OC Zahurul.