Truck mishap kills BGB man, his wife in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI A member of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and his wife were killed when a speeding truck dashed their motorbike at Puthiya on Rajshahi-Natore highway in the district today.

Rezaul Islam, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Puthiya Police Station, said the deceased were identified as Azim Uddin, 42, and his wife Ruma Begum, 35. They used to live in a rented house with their two children at Puthiya Upazila headquarter.

They met the tragic road accident while they were going to a nearby Janata Bank branch riding on motorbike around 11 am. Local people rushed them to Upazila Health Complex where the attending doctors declared them dead.

OC Islam also said police seized the killer truck but its driver and helper managed to flee.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)