Elephant tramps man to death in Moulvibazar

Published: September 19, 2018 14:22:35 | Updated: September 19, 2018 16:46:49

Azmal Ali Shamim a local leader of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD). Photo: UNB

A man known as the local leader of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) was reportedly trampled to death by a wild elephant in Sagarnal area of Juri upazila in Moulvibazar on Tuesday night.

The deceased was identified as Azmal Ali Shamim, 45, president of Kulaura upazila unit JCD and son of Amzad Ali of Sadhanpur village in the upazila.

Quoting locals, Sub-inspector Kamruzzaman of Juri Police Station said Shamim came under the attack of a wild elephant when he was returning home in the night.

On information, police recovered the body from the spot at around 7:00 am on Wednesday and sent it to Sadar hospital morgue for an autopsy, UNB reported.

A fatal injury mark of the elephant feet was found on the face of Shamim, police added.

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