He has left behind his wife and daughter along with a host of relatives to mourn his death
SM Arifur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Daulatpur police station in Kushtia district died from coronavirus infection at Rajarbagh Central Police Hospital (CPH) Wednesday night. He was 45.
Arifur Rahman hailed from Khulna district and joined as the sub-inspector of Bangladesh Police in 2006 from where he joined in Khulna range in 2019.
Kushtia Additional Superintendent of Police Mustafizur Rahman, said Arifur Rahman breathed his last around 10:45pm while undergoing treatment for Covid-19 at CPH.
Arifur Rahman tested positive for coronavirus on August 14 and was admitted to the 250 bed-General Hospital in Kushtia. Later he was shifted to CPH following deterioration of his condition on that day.
Arifur Rahman joined as OC of Daulatpur police station on August 31, 2019.
He has left behind his wife and daughter along with a host of relatives to mourn his death.
The first namaz-e-janaza of Arifur Rahman was held at Kushtia Police Lines around 9am Thursday following health guidelines and he will be buried at his home village in Khulna.
Some 72 policemen have died due to Covid-19 till date.