Five people were seriously injured in an incident involving helium balloons. Abu Hena Rony, a comedian from Bangladesh, was one of the five. The incident occurred at an event commemorating the founding the Gazipur Metro Police in Gazipur. Gazipur is a city located in central Bangladesh. Police officers were among the others who were injured in the Sept. 15 incident. Three people were taken into custody on September 19.
Sources said that the helium balloons were left on the stage throughout the event. The Business Standard. The balloon release was planned by Asaduzzaman Khan Khan, the Home Minister. However, it did not happen. The balloons were moved behind the stage. Several minutes later, there was reportedly a loud explosion, leaving Rony, 34, and four others – Zillur Rahman, Mosharraf Hossain, Rubel Hossain, and Imran Hossain – burned.
The victims were transferred to Gazipur’s nearest hospital. The Business Standard was told by Dr. SM Ayub Hossain that approximately 25% of Rony’s body had been burned by the explosion. “His respiratory tracts and an ear have been burnt,”The doctor agreed. Rony, Mosharraf and Zillur were transferred to Dhaka Medical College Hospital’s burn Unit for further treatment.
Gazipur Sadar Police Station Sub-Inspector (SI), Mosabbir Hossain filed charges against three suspects on Sept. 17. They were identified as Babul (52), Manik Mia (40), and Kibria (50). Abu Sayem, GMP Assistant Commissioner Media, told the Dhaka Tribune. The balloon delivery was done by the three suspects. The incident was also investigated by police and the task force was asked to submit a report within three days.
Rony is an award-winning comedian. He started his career in 2011 after winning reality TV. Mirakkel. He also hosted shows in India and Bangladesh for broadcasters. Rony was also an actor in movies and a published multiple books. Benazir Ahmad, Inspector General of Police (IGP), told United News Bangladesh It was announced that Rony, Zullur and their respective recovery plans were set for September 19.
“Abu Hena Rony is fire himself, who has the power to burn him? Pray for him,” Mirakkel Mir Afsar Ali, host of the show, posted on Facebook. The Business Standard. “I have spoken to his manager. He said Rony’s condition was better than before. I wish him a speedy recovery,” Mirakkel Subhankar Chattopadhyay, director, added.