A leader of Zaker Party named Babul Khan died due to electrocution in Rajapur of Jhalkathi. The incident took place on Monday morning in Pukhrizana village of Mathbari union of the upazila.
Union Zaker party president of Babul upazila and son of Mofazzel Khan of Pukhrizana village.
Police and relatives said that Babul was electrocuted while drawing water with an electric submersible pump for the construction of the mosque. Later the locals rescued him and took him to Rajapur Upazila Health Complex where the doctor on duty declared him dead.
Rajapur police station officer-in-charge (OC) Mu. Ataur Rahman said that a wrongful death case has been registered in this incident. The body was handed over to the family without an autopsy following the family’s request.