A 48-year-old police officer was killed in a road accident in the Cement Crossing area under the EPZ Police Station in Chattogram on Friday.
The deceased is Benuram Nath, Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) of police of Dampara Police Lines.
Hailing from Fatikchhari upazila of the district, Benuram was on duty at Eastern Refinery Limited.
Kabirul Islam, officer-in-charge of EPZ Police Station, said a covered van ran over ASI Benuram Nath in front of the TSP complex of Cement Crossing area at noon, leaving him dead on the spot.
The body was handed over to his elder brother and brother-in-law. Police are trying to nab the killer vehicle and its driver by collecting CCTV footage, he added.