A police officer was killed and another constable injured as a covered van ran over their motorcycle in Moghorkhal area of Gazipur on Saturday afternoon.
The deceased was identified as Md Saifur Rahman, 50, son of Md Lutfor Rahman, hailing from Kochubari village of Kestopur.Injured Tuhin Mia is undergoing treatment at Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Medical College Hospital.
Saifur was a sub-inspector of Chandra Beximco Camp of Gazipur Industrial Police.
Rafikul Islam, officer-in-charge (OC) of Gazipur Metropolitan police Station, confirmed the matter.
A covered van ran over the motorcycle on which Saifur Rahman and Tuhin Mia were riding to go to Gazipur Industrial Police Line at the area, leaving Saifur and Tuhin seriously injured, the OC said.
Police and locals rescued the injured and sent to Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Medical College Hospital where doctors declared Saifur dead, he added.
Police arrested the covered van’s driver and helper and seized the covered van, the police officer said.