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Robbers loot valuables, poison supper

  • Published at 11:23 pm March 31st, 2019
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Villagers are terrified

Robbers looted valuables worth at least three lakh, drugging their dinner and knocking out  a family of 12 in Feni.

The incident took place at the house of Dr. Ala Uddin in Dakhshin Karimpur village, Daganbhuiyan upazila, on the night of March 30.

The victims of the poisoning are identified as  Sofi Ullah,80, Sobura Khatun, 60 , Ramzan Ali, 70 , Shelina Akhter, 50, Poli, 30 , Bibi Kulsum, 35, Eva, 8, Imu,14,  Omayer, 2 , Rita, 22 , and Imtiyaz, 4.

The victims were treated at the upazila health complex and were then sent to a local hospital.

Locals said one or some of the miscreants drugged the food in the kitchen and knocked out all the family members. They looted valuables worth at least three lakh taka. Villagers are terrified.

Officer-in-Charge(OC) of Daganbhuiyan Police Station, Saleh Ahmed, confirmed the incident and said efforts are underway to identify the robbers.

Medical Officer of the hospital, Saiful Islam, said : "The foods were contaminated with toxic chemicals. The victims were treated. Hopefully all of them will get better."