November 26, 2020, 4:29 am
Bureau Chief. Kushtia: Three Hindu youths have died after drinking poisonous alcohol at separate places in Kushtia. According to the locals, they drank alcohol last night on the occasion of Durga Puja. They died at the Kushtia General Hospital on Wednesday morning. They are Ripon Kumar Ghosh (32), Nitai Biswas (35) and Anik Biswas (21).
Kushtia General Hospital Admission In-Charge Sanwar Hossain said Nitai Biswas, son of late Debendranath Biswas of Kantdah village in Mirpur Upazila, was first admitted to Kushtia General Hospital at 12.00 pm after falling ill due to alcohol poisoning.
Later, Anik Biswas, son of Tapan Biswas of Sadar Upazila, was admitted to the hospital at around 4 pm. Ripon Kumar Ghosh, son of Bhabesh Ghosh of Kalibari Bazar in Khoksa Upazila, came to the hospital at around 04.40 am. All the three youths died at dawn while undergoing treatment.
The body has been kept in the morgue of the same hospital for autopsy. When asked, none of the relatives of the dead in the hospital opened their mouths. Kushtia SP SM Tanvir Arafat said police were investigating their deaths. Only after the autopsy will it be understood how they actually died.