The police on Saturday arrested two cable operators on charge of their alleged negligence that led to the electrocution of an army person in Chattogram’s Sitakunda upazila on Friday night.
The deceased was Sainik Momin Mia, stationed at Bangladesh Military Academy of Bhatiari.
The arrested cable operators are– Mahbub Alam, 45, and his assistant Monir Hossain, 28.
Suman Banik, inspector of Sitakunda police station, said Momin Mia resided at a rented house at Hasnabad village in the area.
The incident took place when he was trying to connect a cable wire to television around 8:00pm.
Later, it was ascertained that the cable operators had electrified the cable wire to prevent theft.
Md Ashraful Alam, a warrant officer of Bangladesh Army, filed a case with Sitakunda model police station over the incident.
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