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Unconscious man dropped off bus dies in city

A man who was dropped off a bus in an unconscious state in the capital’s Chankharpool, was pronounced dead after being taken to the Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) on Tuesday.

The deceased was identified as Shafiqul Islam, 42, son of Akbar Gazi of Pabla village in Khulna’s Daulatpur.

Md Bachchu Mia, inspector of DMCH police outpost, said Shafiqul was travelling in a bus of Moumita Paribahan from Narayanganj.

On the way to Dhaka, the bus driver’s assistant noticed that he was unconscious. The driver’s assistant dropped Shafiqul at Chankharpool area and asked a rickshaw puller to take him to the hospital, he said.

Doctors declared him dead after being taken to DMCH, he said adding that the body was kept in the morgue for autopsy.

Sub-Inspector of Chawkbazar Police Station Munshi Abdul Lokman said the post-mortem report will clarify the cause of death.

Source: United News of Bangladesh