A primary school teacher was killed after being hit by a pickup in Moktarpara area of Netrakona city. Police seized the pickup van.
The name of the deceased teacher is Abdul Gani (58). He is the son of deceased Mofiz Uddin of Jahtanpur village of Medni Union of Sadar Upazila. Gani was an assistant teacher at Nishchintpur Government Primary School.
It is reported that the accident took place during the road crossing in front of Anjuman Adarsh Government High School in Moktarpara area on Saturday night.
Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Netrakona Model Police Station Mohammad Abul Kalam said that teacher Abdul Gani was going from one side of the road to the other. At that time, a pickup van heading to Mymensingh from the local fish market hit him. He fell on the road and was seriously injured.
Later, the locals rescued him with serious injuries and sent him to Netrakona Sadar Hospital, where the doctor on duty declared him dead.