Rowshan Ara laid to rest | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, May 10, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 02:40 AM, May 10, 2019

Rowshan Ara laid to rest

Additional Inspector General of Police Rowshan Ara Begum, who was killed in a road crash in Congo on Sunday, was laid to eternal rest yesterday.

A Turkish Airways flight carrying her coffin landed in Dhaka at 5am yesterday, said Sohel Rana, assistant inspector general (media) at Police Headquarters.

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Additional IGP Dr Md Moinur Rahman Chowdhury and family members received her body at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, according to a statement from Police Headquarters.

Her first namaz-e-janaza was held at Noyatola Jame Mosque in Moghbazar at 10am. The second janaza was held at Moghbazar Wireless Gate Jame Mosque at noon, and a third at Rajarbagh Police Lines after Zohr prayers. She was buried in Azimpur graveyard in Dhaka.

The 57-year-old was killed in a collision between a civilian lorry and her escort vehicle on way to a medal parade of Bangladesh Female Police Unit in Kinshasa, the capital of DR Congo.

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