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Cop 'shoots himself' dead at Banani check post

Senior Correspondent  |
Update: 2023-05-25 13:13:20
Cop 'shoots himself' dead at Banani check post [Photo: Collected]

A police constable allegedly shot himself dead while on duty at a washroom of a police check post in Banani of the capital. 

The deceased police constable Ashrafuzzaman Roni resided in Mirpur Police Lines. He was working in Public Order Management (POM) South Division of ASTF Company.

Banani Police Station SI Muntaharul Islam confirmed the matter.

He said quoting colleagues, Roni was posted at the Banani 11 police check post since morning. He went to the washroom and the sound of a gunshot was heard from inside, he said.

After hearing the gunshot, his colleagues rushed in and took him to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital where the doctors declared him dead in the morning.

Inspector Bachhu Mia, in-charge of Dhaka Medical College and Hospital police camp, also confirmed the matter.

His colleagues who were on duty during the incident suspected that Rony might have killed himself but it is not yet known the reason behind his suicide, he said. 

Police are investigating the incident, said Bacchu Mia.

BDST: 1313 HRS, MAY 25, 2023

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