A local Jubo Dal leader was killed as a truck ran over him at Digraj in Mongla upazila on Monday.
The deceased was identified as Rakibul Islam Rakib, 36, son of Nurul Haque of Harinkhana area in the district town. He was joint general secretary of district Jubo Dal unit.
Iqbal Bahar Chowdhury, officer-in-charge of Mongla Police Station, said a speeding truck ran over him when he was walking toward the road, leaving him critically injured around 2:30pm.
Later, he was taken to Mongla Port Hospital where the doctors declared him dead, the OC added.
Party members said he used to conduct his transport business at Mongla. The accident took place when he was returning home at noon.
Source: United News of Bangladesh