Wednesday 25, May 2022
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On-duty police officer killed in road accident near Meghna-Gumti Bridge toll plaza

An on-duty sub-inspector of Daudkandi Highway Police was killed after an unidentified vehicle hit him near the toll plaza of the Cumilla-bound lane of the Meghna-Gumti Bridge early today.

SI Md Jahangir (45) was crossing the road and died on the spot after the vehicle hit him, our Cumilla correspondent reports quoting Md Zahurul Haque, officer-in-charge of Daudkandi Highway Police Station.

Jahangir was maintaining the traffic on the Meghna-Gumti Bridge, said the OC.

The vehicle is yet to be identified, he said.

Meanwhile, high officials of the highway and district police visited the spot.