December 2, 2021, 9:35 am
A rickshaw puller and two passengers were killed in a road accident in Comilla’s Burichang upazila. Police have arrested three people including the truck driver in the incident.
The accident took place on Comilla-Sylhet highway in front of Mainamati Union Parishad of the upazila around 6am on Saturday.
The deceased were identified as Ismail Hossain Sagar, 30, of Kalakchua in Mainamati union of Burichang upazila, Abdul Ahad, 29, son of Abdus Salam of Sylhet Maulvi Bazar Juri area and another passenger of the rickshaw, Rajab Ali’s son Md. Yusuf (22).
It is learned that the truck was heading towards Comilla. At that time the passengers of the rickshaw standing on the side of the road were paying the fare. Three people including a truck driver and an assistant have been arrested in the incident.