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Young man dies of ‘drug overdose’ in Kurigram

Published: October 02, 2019 11:22:11 | Updated: October 05, 2019 12:26:10


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A young man died of suspected drug overdose in Phulbari upazila of Kurigram district on Tuesday night.

The deceased was identified as Faruk Mia, 25, son of Abdul Karim of Mogolhat in Lalmonirhat district, reports UNB.

Fuad Ruhani, officer-in-charge of Phulbari Police Station, said Faruk fell sick after taking Yaba with his friends at night.

Later, he was taken to the local hospital where doctors pronounced him dead.

Yakub Ali Sardar, resident medical officer of Phulbari Upazila Health Complex, said they suspect the young man died of drug overdose.

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