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Buriganga launch capsize: Case filed against owner, 5 others

News Desk : risingbd.com
     
Publish on: 2020-06-30 11:50:33 AM     ||     Updated: 2020-07-01 12:18:14 PM

A case has been filed against six people including the owner of the launch MV Moyur-2 with South Keraniganj police station over the launch capsize in the Buriganga River that killed 32 people on Monday.

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Sadarghat police station Rejaul Karim on Monday night told risingbd: "A sub-inspector filed a case with South Keraniganj police station in connection with the launch capsize in the Buriganga River."

The six accused included Mofazzal Hamid, owner of the launch MV Moyur-2, master Abul Basar, Zakir Hossain, driver Shipon Hawlader, master Skakil and sukani Nasir.

At least 32 people were killed on Monday morning when a launch named Morning Bird, coming to Dhaka from Munshiganj, capsized in the Buriganga river after being hit by another one named Moyur-2 near Farashganj Ghat in Dhaka.


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