A youth died from electrocution at Mobarakpur village in Netrakona’s Aatpara upazila on Monday night.
The deceased, Rabiul Islam, 25, son of Akher Ali of the village, was a fish trader.
Quoting locals, Officer in Charge of Aatpara Police Station Mohammad Ali Hossain said while returning home on Monday night Rabiul found a broken palm tree lying on the road.
As soon he tried to drag the tree out of his way he came in contact with a live electric wire, which was tangled with the tree, and died instantly on the spot.
On information, police went to the spot, recovered the body and handed it over to the deceased’s family members after filing an unnatural death (UD) case with the police station.