Dhaka, Bangladesh
Cop among five killed in road crashes

Cop among five killed in road crashes

News report: Five people including a cop were killed in road accidents in different parts of the country on Tuesday. An elderly woman was killed being hit by a covered van in Saheb Bazar area in old part of the city on Monday night. The deceased was identified as Sufia begum, 65, a resident of Wari area in the capital. Abdul Khan, assistant sub-inspector, Dhaka Medical College (DMCH) Camp, said the covered van hit Sufia Begum around 10pm. Locals took her to DMCH where doctors declared her dead at 11pm. The body was kept at the hospital morgue, the ASI added. Two people, including an assistant sub-inspector of police, were killed after a Dhaka-bound private car fell into a pond in Chelerghat area of Trishal upazila in Mymensingh district Tuesday. The deceased were identified as ASI Aminul Islam, 32 and his brother-in-law Jahidul Islam, 27. Azizur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Trishal Police Station, said a Dhaka-bound private car from Mymensingh overturned and fell into the pond around 3 am, leaving the duo dead on the spot. On information, Trishal Fire Brigade members recovered the bodies, the OC added. The bodies were kept at Trishal Police Station. A college boy was killed after his motorbike crashed into the gate of a roadside house in Char Joypara village in Dohar upazila in Keraniganj on Monday night. The deceased was identified as Md Jahidul Islam Antar, 22, son of Md Nasir Ahmed, of Paschim Sutarpara village and a first year honours student of Joypara College. Mofazzel, sub-inspector, Dohar Police Station, said the motorbike Antar was riding with two of his friends, crashed into the gate around 9pm in the area, leaving three of them severely injured. Locals took them to Upazila Health Complex where doctors declared Antar dead, the SI added. SI said two others Badhon, 22 and Nipu, 21, were taken to Dhaka Medical College after their condition deteriorated. (Inputs taken from UNB)

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