Woman found dead in launch cabin


Staff Report:

An elderly woman was found dead at a cabin of a launch at Sadarghat Launch Terminal on Monday.

The deceased was identified as Nilufa, 60, wife of Mozammel Haque of Hadi Nasirkot village in Chandpur district.

Rezaul Karim Bhuiyan, officer-in-charge of Keraniganj Model Police Station, said the launch, ‘MV Mitali-7’, reached the terminal around 7am from Chandpur.

Cleaners noticed the body of Nilufa at cabin-309 of the launch around 8:30am and informed police of it.

Later, police recovered the body and sent it to Mitford Hospital morgue for autopsy.

Police suspected that the woman was strangulated to death.

A man identified himself as Jahangir bought the ticket for the cabin No 309 but the relation between Jahangir and Nilufa could not be known yet.


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