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Stampede spot gives a horrifying look, police SI suspended

mymensingh Stampede victims

mymensingh Stampede victims

With sandals of victims spread at the spot of Friday’s stampede in Mymensingh over the collection of zakat gift saree, visitors who came to have a glimpse looked horrified.
A police sub-inspector was suspended on Saturday following the deaths of 27 people in the stampede while collecting Zakat clothes in the district town.Additional police has been posted to guard the place. Observers wondered how the authorities can resolve the responsibility for such a big incident of death by just suspending one police Sub-Inspector. They feel the stampede incident merit thorough investigation not only to fix the responsibility but to to prevent such incidents from recussing.
The suspended police member is sub-inspector Saidul Islam, also in-charge of No 2 police camp in the district town. “He has been suspended for negligence of duty,” said Police Super Moinul Haque.
Earlier on Friday, at least 27 poor women and children were killed and 50 others injured in the stampede as they crowded for receiving Zakat clothes distributed by local Nurani Jarda Factory near Mymensingh municipality office.- News Desk


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