A police constable working in Rangpur Metropolitan Police (RpMP) died of a heart attack while on-duty in Rangpur city on Tuesday night.
The deceased was Ashraful Alam, 40, son of late freedom fighter Alhaj Afzal Hossain of Sindurna village in Hatibandha upazila of Lalmonirhat district.Ashraful Alam used to live with his family in Satgara Mistripara area of the city.
He is survived by his wife Abida Sultana Irene and son Arifuzzaman Utsa. His sudden death has cast a shadow of mourning over the family as well as the local police department.
Alam was in a police vehicle while on his usual duty at New Engineer Para in the city on Tuesday night.
Suddenly, fell ill when his colleagues rushed him to Rangpur Medical College Hospital where the attending doctor declared him dead.
Ashraful Alam joined the Bangladesh Police in January 2001.
His first Namaz-e-Janaza was held at the Rangpur Metropolitan Police Line Ground in the city last night.Later, the body was handed over to the family.
After the second Namaz-e-Janaza at Hatibandha Lokman Hossain High School ground in Lalmonirhat this noon, the police constable’s body was buried at his family graveyard in his native village.
Rangpur Metropolitan Police Commissioner Mohammad Abdul Alim Mahmud has expressed deep shock and sympathy to the bereaved family members and prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul.