Trawler robbery injures 15 in Munshiganj

At least 15 people of a bridal party were injured when a gang of robbers attacked their trawler in the Padma River near Kalirchar village of the district Monday night.

Injured Ahad Ali told banglanews, “A gang of robbers attacked the bridal-party around 9:30pm while they were returning home on board a trawler from Shariatpur to Munshiganj, leaving 15 people injured.”

The robbers also looted 10 tolas gold ornaments and TK 50,000, the bridal party claimed.

Of the injured, Shafiq, 42, Ahad Ali, 34, Swpan, 21, and Alamgir, 40 were admitted to Munshiganj General Hospital while critically injured Lal Mia, 50, was admitted to National Orthopedic Hospital and Rehabilitation Institute in Dhaka.

Sadar Thana SI Sultan Uddin told banglanews, “We are collecting information about the matter. But, no complaint was filed in this connection”.

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