Two Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) leaders were killed as a speedy covered van knocked down their motorbike from behind at Burichang upazila in Cumilla on Friday afternoon.
The incident took place around 3:00pm in Kalakachua area on Dhaka-Chattogram highway.The deceased are identified as Nazmul Haque Sajal, 26, son of Nazim Uddin from Kaziatali area of Durgapur union under Cumilla Sadar upazila and Saifur Rahman Sohag, 27, son of Amir Hossain from Farijpur village of Maynamati union in Burichang upazila of the district. They were Chhatra League leaders of Cumilla Victoria College unit.
Officer-in-charge (OC) Shafayat Hossain of Maynamati crossing highway thana confirming the matter said the driver of the covered van fled the scene immediately after the incident. Police seized the killer covered van, he added.