Former municipal councilor Moniruzzaman Moni (55) was killed when a passenger bus hit him at Bagerhat’s Fakirhat. The accident took place in Lakhpur area of Fakirhat on Khulna-Mongla highway on Saturday evening.
Police recovered the body of the deceased and impounded the bus. But the driver escaped.
Moniruzzaman Moni was the former councilor of Ward No. 4 of Bagerhat Municipality. He is a resident of Sarui Amlapara area.
Mizanur Rahman Sheikh, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Bagerhat’s Katakhali Highway Police Station said, ‘On Saturday evening, a passenger bus leaving Bagerhat for Khulna hit a motorcycle from behind. Former councilor Moniruzzaman Moni, who was riding a motorcycle, died on the spot.
After receiving information, the police recovered the body of the victim. The bus has been impounded. But the driver escaped.’ OC added.