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AL leader killed in road accident

Published : 15 Apr 2020 10:14 PM | Updated : 06 Sep 2020 09:47 AM

A local Awami League leader was killed in a road accident on Dhaka-Aricha Highway in Savar, on the outskirts of capital, on Wednesday. Police, however, seized the truck but the driver managed to flee.

The deceased was identified as Emdad Hossain of Fulbaria area of Savar. He used to live at Dhanmondi area in the capital along with his family. He was the president of Tetuljhora union unit of Awami League. 

Police said that the incident took place at Turag area at about 7:00 am. A speedy bricks-laden truck hit the auto-rickshaw on the highway when Emdad was heading to Fulbaria area from Dhanmondi by an auto-rickshaw. He died on the spot.Enamul Haque, Sub-inspector of Savar model police station, said that on information, police rushed to the spot and recovered the body. The body was handed over to the deceased's family after completing legal procedure, he added.