The under construction reception gate of Dhaka Central Jail in Keraniganj collapsed on Sunday morning. Seven workers were injured slightly in the incident.
The injured are Razzak, 28, Selim, 35, Mainuddin, 22, Delwar, 40, Ripon, 32, Harun, 50, and Sohrab, 40.The injured received primary treatment from Sir Salimullah Medical College and Hospital.
Monirul Islam, officer-in-charge of Keraniganj (south) police station, confirmed the matter.
On April 10, 2016, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the jail that can accommodate about 5,000 prisoners.
The jail has been built on 194 acres of land that is the ultra modern and largest in Asia.