Attackers Gun Down Cop in Dhaka


Dhaka: Another policeman was in critical condition after the attack on the Dhaka-Tangail Highway at Ashulia’s Barhaiparha around 7:30am on Wednesday. Police lodged investigation to nab the main culprit.

“The attackers came on motorcycles and used sharp weapons to hack the policemen on duty,” Assistant Superintendent of Police Nazmul Hasan Kiron said. He said the attackers fled soon after the lightning surprise raid.

The injured policemen were rushed to the Enam Medical College and Hospital at Savar, where Constable Mukul Hossain died while under treatment.
Savar Industrial Police’s Deputy Director Kausar Shikder said that another constable, Nur-e-Alam Siddique, was in critical condition.

Three other constables injured in the attack have been given first aid, he added.