Wednesday, 6 July, 2022

Cop drowns in Satkhira pond

SATKHIRA: A police official drowned in a pond in Kalaroa Upazila of the district  Sunday.

The deceased was identified as Rashedul Islam, 41, sub-inspector (SI) of Kalaroa police station.

SI Rashedul drowned in the pond of the police station while bathing around 10am, said Kalaroa Fire Service and Civil Defense Station Officer Md Obaidullah.

Later, the fire service divers rescued him and rushed him to Upazila Health Complex where doctors declared him dead on arrival.

Nasir Uddin Mridha, OC of Kalaroa police station, said SI Rashedul might have suffered a cardiac arrest while swimming in the pond.