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Ex-JCD leader among 2 dead in Pabna road crash

Two persons including a former BNP student front leader were killed in a road accident in Pabna Sadar upazila on Saturday morning.


The deceased were—Ariful Islam Biswas, son of Nurul Islam and former social service affairs secretary of the district unit of the Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD), and Sumon Ghosh, 26. They were residents of Dilalpur area under Pabna municipality.


Himel Rana, former president of the JCD unit, said Arif was the social service secretary and an employee of a private organisation in Ishwardi.


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The accident occurred in the morning when a speeding bus knocked down a motorbike carrying the duo from the behind in Tebunia Krishi Farm Intersection, leaving Sumon dead on the spot and Ariful critically injured, he said.


He was rushed to Pabna General Hospital where physicians pronounced him dead on arrival, the JCD leader said.


Ashish Sharnal, officer-in-charge of Pakshi Highway Police Station, said the bodies were kept at the sadar hospital’s morgue for autopsies.


The bodies will be handed over to their families after the postmortems, he added.


Source: United News of Bangladesh