Sunday, 5 December, 2021

Journo’s father killed in city road accident

An elderly man returning home was run over and killed by a speeding microbus in the city’s Rayerbagh area on Friday night, reports UNB..

The deceased was identified as Swapan Tabriz, 65, father of Md Samsuddin Ahmed Mishu, a journalist of a local daily.

According to the victim’s family, Swapan went to a relative’s house in Basabo on Friday noon. He met with the accident on his way back home around 8 pm in the area where he lived.

Jatrabari Police Station SI Mohammad Khaleq said the Chittagong-bound microbus knocked down Swapan after its driver lost control of the vehicle.

“Efforts are on to nab the driver,” he said.