Durga Puja: 3 youths die after consuming alcohol in Kushtia
Published: 01:06 PM, 28 October 2020 Updated: 01:42 PM, 28 October 2020
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Three youths reportedly died after taking alcohol during the celebration of Durga Puja in Kushtia on early Wednesday.
The deceased were identified as Ripon Kumar Ghosh, 32, son of Vabesh Ghosh, hailing from Kalibari bazar area in Khoksa upazila, Nitai Biswas, 35, son of late Debendranath Biswas, from Kantodah village in Mirpur upazila and Anik Biswas, 21, son of Tapan Biswas, from Bara Ailchara in Kushtia sadar upazila.
Dr Tapash Kumar Sarkar, resident medical officer of Kushtia General Hospital, said that the victims fell sick after taking alcohol last night. They came to hospital at different times between 12:00 am to 4:00 am and they died at the hospital while undergoing treatment.
However, the relatives of the patient at the hospital did not want to disclose any comment on the matter.
Confirming the matter, SM Tanvir Arafat, superintendent of police in Kushtia, said police are looking into the matter of consuming toxic alcohol.