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Driver killed, electric tricycle snatched


Published : 26 Jun 2020 09:35 PM | Updated : 05 Sep 2020 11:40 PM

Unidentified miscreants strangled the driver of a battery-run easy bike and snatched the vehicle from him in front of Mithur Rice Mill in Kamta village of Debhata upazila in Satkhira on Friday morning.

The deceased was identified as Moniral Islam, 32. He is the son of Ismail Gazi of Sangbaria village in Debhata upazila.

Monirul Islam’s brother Anarul Islam and wife Rabia Khatun said, with his easy bike, Monirul left Gazirhat Bazar of the upazila for Debhata around 10pm on Thursday.

He did not return home that night. His mobile phone was switched off all night. On Friday morning, locals recovered his body in front of Mithur Rice Mill in Kamta village on Debhata-Sakhipur road and informed the police.

Officer-in-charge (investigation) of Debhata Police Station Ujjwal Mitra said that it was primarily believed that Monirul was strangled to death and his easy bike was snatched. 

Police recovered the body and sent it to the morgue of Satkhira Sadar Hospital. Efforts are underway to find those involved in the incident.