Former UP member dies in Kurigram road crash

Published: June 29, 2018 16:49:04 | Updated: June 30, 2018 12:25:50


A former UP member was killed as a pick-up hit him in Sonahat land port area in Bhurungamari upazila of Kurigram on Friday.

The deceased was identified as Abdul Majid, 50, a former member of Sonahat Union Parishad, hailing from Banurkuti village under the union.

Locals said the rod-laden pick-up knocked Majid down around 11 am while he was walking along the Bhurungamari-Sonahat road, leaving him severely injured.

He was taken to Bhurungamari Health Complex where the duty doctor declared him dead.

Officer-in-charge of Bhurungamari Police Station Imtiaz Kabir said locals caught the pick-up driver and handed him over to police, reports UNB.

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