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CU teacher killed in Ctg road crash

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 4 September, 2022 12:00 AM
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CU teacher  killed in Ctg road crash

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CHATTOGRAM: A Chittagong University (CU) teacher was killed in a road accident near the university campus at Hathazari upazila in the district in the early hours of Saturday.

The deceased was identified as Aftab Hossain, 41, Assistant Professor in the zoology department at the university.

CU Proctor Rabiul Hasan Bhuiyan said Aftab was returning to the campus on his bike around 12:00am.

As he reached the Gate No.1 area of Hathazari Road, a speedy car hit his bike, leaving him critically injured.

He was rushed to Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH), where the on-duty doctors declared him dead, said the proctor. The university students staged a demonstration, blocking the road after the accident.

Officer in-Charge (OC) Kamrul Azam of the Highway Police Raozan Station said they arrested driver Masud Parvez, 31 and seized his car.

Following the tragic accident on Saturday, a zebra crossing was marked and a speed breaker was installed on the busy road.