SI closed over deaths in Sylhet stone quarry collapse


Staff Reporter:

A sub-inspector has been withdrawn for negligence of duty over the death of five workers in a mudslide while extracting stones from a quarry in Jaflong area of Goainghat upazila on Tuesday.

Officer-in-charge of Goainghat Police Station Hillol Roy said SI Matiur, who was in charge of beat policing in Paschim Jaflong union, was attached to the district police lines.

The OC said he received an official letter on Thursday noon in this regard.

Five workers were killed and several others injured after a portion of mud collapsed on a group of workers around 4:30pm on Thursday while they were extracting stones from the quarry at Mondirer Jum.unb


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