Freedom fighter killed in Patuakhali road mishap
A freedom fighter was killed in a road accident at Sadar upazila in Patuakhali district on Thursday evening.
The deceased was Altaf Hawladar, a resident of Pangashia area under Dumki upazila.
It was learnt that Altaf Howladar came to Patuakhali sadar to participate in 'digital certificate and smart ID card distribution programme'. On his way back home after the programme, a speeding motorcycle hit him while crossing the road at Badarpur bus stand, leaving him seriously injured.
Later, he was rescued and rushed to Patuakhali Medical College Hospital where the on-duty doctor declared him dead.
Locals caught the motorcyclist from the spot and handed him over to police.
Patuakhali Sadar Police Station officer-in-charge Moniruzzaman confirmed the matter.