14 Held over Shitalakkhya launch capsize

Members of the Coast Guard arrested 14 people in connection with the launch capsize on the Shitalakkhya River on Thursday.

Coast Guard also seized SKL-3 ship that hit the launch named 'Sabit Al Hassan'.

Narayanganj Deputy Commissioner Mostain Billah confirmed the news and said they were detained from Munshiganj.

Thirty-five people were killed after the launch Sabit Al Hasan capsized near Shitalakkhya Bridge at Koylaghat of Syedpur area after it was hit and dragged by a tanker.

A total of four-probe committees were formed to investigate the incident, so far.


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