Police constable killed, 3 injured in Cumilla road accident


A police constable was killed and three others including an Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) were injured as a truck hit a microbus carrying them from behind on Dhaka-Chattogram highway in Cumilla on Tuesday night, reports BSS.

The victim was Nur Hossain, 42, a resident of Wahedpur village of Laxmipur Zilla Sadar.

The accident occurred near Suagazi area at around 12:30 am, while the speedy truck hit the microbus used by a patrol police team from behind, killing the constable on the spot and injuring three others, district’s Sadar South Model Thana police sources said.

Injured police personnel were whisked off to Cumilla Medical College Hospital (CMCH).

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Sadar South Model Thana Nazrul Islam told BSS that the body was kept in the CMCH morgue for autopsy. The truck was seized.