Passengers and journalists beaten for making video of launch fire, manager fired

Passengers and journalists beaten for making video of launch fire, manager fired

The launch’s manager has been fired for beating up passengers and journalists after a video of a launch caught fire in the middle river in Barisal. This information has been confirmed by one of the owners of the launch, Regin-ul Kabir.

Meanwhile, a passenger launch Survi-9 with engine caught fire in the middle river in Meghna. The launch reached Barisal ferry terminal at 11 am on Sunday.

Passengers complained that the staff of the launch beat them as they filmed the scene of the fire in the engine room and silencer on the camera of the mobile phone at night.

Camerapersons of two private TV channels were also attacked while trying to capture the scene of the fire.
On the basis of such allegations, the authorities of Survi 9 have fired the launch manager Mizan.
Meanwhile, senior police officials went to the spot. Their investigation found various signs of fire in the engine room of the launch. The fumes from the engine that caught fire burned out. The owner also admitted that the launch was running on one engine.

BIWTA officials say this was due to an engine malfunction.

Rezin-ul Kabir, one of the owners of the launch, said on his mobile phone that launch manager Mizan had been fired for misbehaving with passengers and journalists.

On Saturday night, Survi 9 left for Barisal with passengers from Dhaka. A few passengers called the emergency service number 999 when they saw a fire in the engine near Mohanpur in Chandpur. Later the launch was stopped at Mohanpur Ghat and all the passengers were dropped off. After thorough examination, it again came to Barisal with passengers.
Passengers have been suffering from the fire since the launch of Lahan Abhiyan-10 on the Dhaka-Barguna route, which left 42 people dead.

Passengers and journalists beaten for making video of launch fire, manager fired

The launch’s manager has been fired for beating up passengers and journalists after a video of a launch caught fire in the middle river in Barisal. This information has been confirmed by one of the owners of the launch, Regin-ul Kabir.

Meanwhile, a passenger launch Survi-9 with engine caught fire in the middle river in Meghna. The launch reached Barisal ferry terminal at 11 am on Sunday.

Passengers complained that the staff of the launch beat them as they filmed the scene of the fire in the engine room and silencer on the camera of the mobile phone at night.

Camerapersons of two private TV channels were also attacked while trying to capture the scene of the fire.
On the basis of such allegations, the authorities of Survi 9 have fired the launch manager Mizan.
Meanwhile, senior police officials went to the spot. Their investigation found various signs of fire in the engine room of the launch. The fumes from the engine that caught fire burned out. The owner also admitted that the launch was running on one engine.

BIWTA officials say this was due to an engine malfunction.

Rezin-ul Kabir, one of the owners of the launch, said on his mobile phone that launch manager Mizan had been fired for misbehaving with passengers and journalists.

On Saturday night, Survi 9 left for Barisal with passengers from Dhaka. A few passengers called the emergency service number 999 when they saw a fire in the engine near Mohanpur in Chandpur. Later the launch was stopped at Mohanpur Ghat and all the passengers were dropped off. After thorough examination, it again came to Barisal with passengers.
Passengers have been suffering from the fire since the launch of Lahan Abhiyan-10 on the Dhaka-Barguna route, which left 42 people dead.

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