15 August 2020

Covid-19: Two more cops die in Dhaka


Two more policemen died from coronavirus at Rajarbagh Police Hospital in the capital early on Thursday.

The deceased were identified as Constable Sirajul Islam, hailing from Chark Panchpara village in Trishal upazila of Mymensingh, of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (North) and Chhoton Deb, 29, hailing from Chandlaish in Chattogram and constable of Cox’s Bazar police, UNB reports.

“Constable Sirajul breathed his last around 4:38am,” said Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) of Police Headquarters (Media) Md Sohel Rana.

He left behind his wife, two sons and a daughter.

Meanwhile, Chhoton, who was undergoing treatment at the hospital after being infected with coronavirus, died early morning, said Sohel Rana.

He is survived by her wife and14-month-old baby girl.

The bodies of the police constables were sent to their respective village homes under special arrangement.

A total of 53 policemen have died so far from coronavirus.

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