Two Sub-Inspectors of police died on Monday as a microbus carrying the police personnel overturned and fell into a roadside pit at Sonargaon municipality in Narayanganj.
The deceased were identified as Kazi Saleh Ahmmed, son of Kazi Nurul Islam of Munsurabad village in faridpur and SM Shariful Islam, son of Charvatpara village in Gopalganj. Both were appointed at Sonargaon police station.
Injured in the accident Assistant Sub-Inspector Rafiqul Islam is currently being treated at Dhaka Medical College Hospital.
On information two units of firefighters from Fire Service and Civil Defence headquarters rushed to the spot and later a diving team joined in the rescue mission.
The accident occurred around 7pm near Duttapara area when the three cops were returning to Sonargaon police station after attending a press brefieing at the Narayanganj Superintednent of Police’s office, said SM Shafiqul Islam, Inspector (investigation) of Sonargaon police station.
As the speeding microbus overturned losing control, the locals rescued the three cops and rushed them to Sonargaon Upazila health Complex where the duty doctor announced Nurul Islam and Shariful Islam dead.
The injured ASI was sent to DMCH as his condition was critical, said Md hafizur rahman, Officer-in-Charge of Sonargaon police station.