Three youths, including Chhatra League leader, reportedly drank excessive liquor on 8th January night in Meghna industrial area of Sonargaon in Narayanganj, died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Saturday.
The deceased were identified as Jahid Hasan Babu, 32, Organising Secretary of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) Sonargaon Upazila unit of Narayanganj, Mohsin Miah, 23, hailed from Meghna Kadirganj area and Tofazzal Hossain, 40, of Jainpur village of the district.
Sonargaon police station OC Rafiqul Islam said 12 youths fell sick after drinking liquor and were admitted to Sonargaon Health Complex. Later, they were shifted to DMCH where three of them breathed their last any time between morning to noon on Saturday.
Condition of two others was stated to be critical.
Police are now investigating the matter while the process of autopsy is underway, said the OC.