Village cop injured in polls violence dies at DMCH
A member of Village Defence Force who was injured during the February 27 upazila polls in Noakhali succumbed to his injuries at Dhaka Medical College Hospital early yesterday.
Jamal Uddin, 38, hailing from Sonaimuri of Noakhali, died around 5:00am at DMCH.
Abdus Samad, officer-in-charge of Sonaimuri Police Station, said Jamal was attacked when he and his colleagues tried to stop supporters of ruling Awami League-backed candidate AFM Babul from snatching the ballot boxes.
The incident took place at Dhanyapur Mahila Madrasa polling centre, he added.
Jamal was immediately taken to DMCH.