Beggar trying to save money dies under train

Our Correspondent . Bogura | Published: 01:57, May 24,2019

 
 

A beggar died on Wednesday morning being run over by a train in Sukhanpukur station in Gabtoli of Bogura.
The deceased was identified as Khoka Molla, 65.
Railway officials and witnesses said Khoka Molla was sitting on the roof of a two-compartment train set for Bogura from Sukhanpukur station around 9:00am on Wednesday.
As the train set off, the jerking caused the pouch he was carrying over his shoulder to fall off the train.
Attempting to save the bag, he jumped off the train and fell under its wheels.
His bag was later found containing Tk 80,190.
Sukhanpukur station master Abdul Matin said that the money was returned to his wife and children.
His body was buried in village Dhananjay graveyard.

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