Woman dies as brick falls on her in city

Staff Correspondent

8 April, 2021 12:00 AM printer

A commuter was killed after a brick fell on her head from an under-construction building at Sayedabad in the capital on Wednesday.

The deceased was identified as Sheuly Akhter, 36, wife of Delwar Hossain of Munshiganj.

Shahnaz Begum, sister of the victim, said that Sheuly worked at a microcredit organisation.

She was going to her office after collecting installments of loans, she said.

A brick fell on her head when she was passing by an under construction building at about 12:30pm, she also said.            

She was brought to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where the doctors on duty declared her dead at 1:15pm, said Inspector Bacchu Mia, in-charge of DHCH Police Outpost.

Mazharul Islam, officer-in-charge of Jatrabari Police Station, told the Daily Sun that police would go for legal action, if the victim’s family files a case in this regard.