Dead bodies of fishermen found in the sea

A jailer’s body has been recovered in Teknaf, Cox’s Bazar. On Wednesday (June 5) around 12:00 pm, his body was recovered with a net wrapped around his mouth on Teknaf Marine Drive road.

Teknaf Model Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Muhammad Osman Ghani confirmed the matter.

The deceased fisherman Abul Kalam (50) is the son of Merkin Mia of Teknaf Sabrang Ward No. 2 Kuanchari Para.

Quoting the family, the OC said that around 12 noon on Wednesday, Abul Kalam along with a few fishermen went to fish in the mouth of the lake of Teknaf Sabrang Kwang Chari Para. All the other fishermen returned in the evening but Abul Kalam did not return. Later, he was found dead with net wrapped in his hand at Marine Drive Khor Mukha area around 12:00 PM.

The OC also said that the body was sent to Cox’s Bazar Sadar Hospital for post-mortem.

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