DHAKA: A suspected thief dies falling off roof of a six-storey building in city’s Chawkbazar area after being chased early Tuesday (June 25).
The deceased was identified as Jahangir, 40, an IPS mechanic and also Van puller by profession and a resident of West Islambagh area in the city.
Tajul Islam, assistant sub inspector of Chawkbazar police station, told Banglanews that Jahangir suffered severe injured after falling off roof of six-storey building around 2:00am.
The injured was taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where doctors declared him dead around 3:00am.
Quoting locals of the building, ASI Tajul said, “Neighbors suddenly heard shouting ---thief… thief… thief---from the building and few minutes later heard sound of something heavy fell off from rooftop. They rushed to spot and found a man lying on the ground in pool of blood in front of the building.
The incident is being investigated, said ASI Tajul Islam adding that the body of the deceased has been kept for the autopsy.
BDST: 1200 HRS, JUNE 25, 2019