UZ chairman, 5 others killed in road accidents


A total of six persons including Bagherpara upazila chairman were killed in separate road accidents at Nayapara area in Madhabpur upazila of Habiganj district and Kestopur area in Bagherpara upazila of Jashore on Monday afternoon. 

The deceased were identified as Bagherpara upazila chairman Nazmul Islam Kazol, his private assistant Ariful Islam, a resident of Karimpur village in Bagherpara upazila, Akhi Akter, 22, daughter of Sumon Miah of Taltola area in Dhaka and another dead was unidentified.  

Police and locals sources said, Bagherpara upazila chairman Nazmul Islam Kazol’s private car (Pajero Jeep) head on collided with a truck at Nayapara area in Madhabpur upazila of Habiganj at about 4:00 pm on Monday. four persons including upazila chairman died in the incident. 

Another accident took place at Kestopur area in Bagherpara upazila of Jashore and two motorcycle riders were killed on the sameday. 

The deceased were indentified as Shamim Hossain, 28, son of Akter  Hossain resident of Bejpara area and Shaon Hossain, 26, son of Ramjan Ali resident of Barandipara-Mollapara area in Jashore town.

Khajura Police camp Sub-Inspector Jumman said, Shamim Hossain and Shaon Hossain were going  to Magura from Jashore riding a Motorcycle on Monday afternoon at 4:30 pm.

When they reached at Kestopur area in Bagherpara upazila the Motorcycle collided with a Truck. Motorcycle riders Shamim and Shaon dead in the incident spot.Truck driver and helper were injured.

Separate cases were filed with respectively thanas in these connections.