Falling tree branch kills man in Bogra



A man was killed as a branch of a roadside tree fell on him at Chikashi village in Dhunat upazila of Bogra district on Friday afternoon.

The deceased was identified as Altaf Hossain, 50, son of late Sefad Akand of Paschim Bharanshahi village, UNB reports.

Locals said Bulbul Miah, son of Majibur Rahman of Chikashi village, was felling a tree by the Chikashi-Joreshimul road.

A branch of a tree fell on Altaf around 2pm when he was passing by the area riding motorcycle, leaving him dead on the spot.

Police arrested one Tuhin of Chikashi village in connection with the incident, said officer-in-charge of Dhunat Police Station Mizanur Rahman.

source : the daily sun

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