Cop goes missing in Munshiganj trawler capsize

Published: January 05, 2018 11:16:25 | Updated: January 06, 2018 13:39:43


A police constable went missing as a trawler of River Police capsized in the Meghna River after being hit by a sand-laden bulkhead near Char Abdullah in sadar upazila.

Constable Ibrahim, hailing from Mymensingh district, and two other constables were patrolling the area on Thursday morning, said Saifuzzaman Faruki, additional superintendent of police-2 of River Police of Dhaka Zone, reports UNB.

At one stage, the trawler collided with the bulkhead and sank in the river when Ibrahim went missing, said additional SP Saifuzzaman adding two other constables managed to swim ashore.

On information, a team of divers appeared at the spot and started operation to rescue the missing constable.

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