Jatrabari area of the capital was hit by a covered van. A businessman named Rabiul Islam (43) died. The incident took place on Demra Road behind Jatrabari police station around 11 am on Saturday.
Rabiul is the son of Abdus Sattar Fakir of Dadin Bara Machua village in Mathbaria upazila of Pirojpur. He lived on rent in Bhangapres area of Jatrabari, Kajla.
Deputy Inspector (SI) of Jatrabari police station. Iqbal Hussain Khan said, we went to the spot after receiving the news. Later we learned that the motorcyclist died on the spot after being hit by a speeding covered van. The killer covered van and its driver are in our custody.
Md. Iqbal Hussain Khan also said that the body has been sent to the morgue of Dhaka Medical College for post-mortem after the final report. Legal proceedings are ongoing in this regard.
Shajahan Mia, the caretaker of the deceased’s rented house, said that after receiving the news, he went to Jatrabari police station and saw the dead body of Rabiul Bhai. Today we prayed at the same time during Fajr. He used to supply gift items to various companies. As usual this morning we both have tea together in a pharmacy. Then he went out for work with a motorcycle. Later we got the news of this accident from the police station. He was a great person. He is the father of one daughter and one son.