Later, they were taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where the doctors declared them dead, said Zahurul Islam, sub-inspector of Khilgaon police station.

The deceased were identified as Joj Mia, 36; Al Amin, 34; and Mehedi Hasan, 28.

Zahurul said five friends on two motorbikes attended a party at a friends’ place in Rampura and the trio died while returning to their respective homes at the dead of the night.