A Juba League leader named Amjad Hossain died while wrapping a muffler at an irrigation pump in Puthia, Rajshahi. He was the general secretary of Juba League, 1 ward of Shilmaria union.
The deceased was identified as Amjad Hossain, son of Abbas Ali of the village. His body was recovered from Goragachhi area of Shilmaria union of the upazila on Thursday (December 24).
According to police and local sources, Amjad Hossain went to irrigate the land from the pond on Thursday afternoon. But he did not return home till 8 pm. Then the relatives went to the pond to look for him. Later, they saw a frozen body lying in a muffler around the neck with a shallow machine. At that time, their relatives returned home with the body.
Sub-inspector of Puthia police station Jahangir Alam and allied forces reached the spot around 9:30 pm. He said the body was recovered around 12:30 pm. SI Jahangir Alam also said that legal action has been taken in this regard.