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2 killed in separate road crashes

The deceased police constable was identified as Motaleb Mia

Update : 03 Apr 2019, 12:56 AM

A police constable and another individual died in separate road accidents in Gazipur on Tuesday.

The deceased police constable was identified as Motaleb Mia, 55, resident of Basail upazila Tangail and worked in Kaliganj Police Station.

The incident took place on 5pm Tuesday at Charsindhu bridge of Gazipur-Itakhola road in Kaliganj upazila.

Police seized a motorbike and arrested two of its riders in connection with the accident.

According to sources, a team of Kaliganj police station was conducting routine searches at a check post on Charsindhu Bridge. 

While they indicated a running motor bike to halt, the motor bike tried to speed off.

During the ensuing chaos, the bike hit Motaleb's head, leaving him severely injured.

His colleagues rushed him to a local hospital in Palash upazila, Narsingdi, where the on-duty doctor declared him dead.

Officer-in-charge (OC) of Kaliganj police station Abu Bakar Miah confirmed the incident.

In a separate incident, a garments owner has been died when he was hit by a cement-carrying truck in Cherag Ali Market area of Gazipur sadar.

The deceased was identified as Rasel Sikdar, 35, resident of Uttara in Dhaka.

OC of Tongi West Police Station Emdadul Haque said the victim died trying to cross the road by leaping over a traffic divider. 

No one was arrested in connection with the accident.

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