A retired policeman was killed today in a road accident at Najirerhat point on the Rangpur-Badarganj road under Hajirhat police station of Rangpur Metropolitan Police (RpMP) in Rangpur city.
“The deceased was identified as a retired member of police Md. Sultan Miah, 70, of Najirerhat area in the metropolis,” Office-in-Charge (OC) of Hajirhat police station Md. Mostafizur Rahman said.
The accident occurred when a speedy truck hit Sultan Miah at the point while he was going to Najirerhat Bazar from his nearby house killing him on the spot at 8:15 am.
“Being informed, police rushed to the spot, recovered the body and seized the killer truck from a nearby area,” the OC said, adding that driver and helper of the vehicle fled from the scene.
A case was filed in this connection with Hajirhat police station.