University student killed as covered van rams motorcycle

District Correspondent Pabna
Published: 4 February 2023, 01:47 PM
University student killed as covered van rams motorcycle

A private university student was killed and another injured as a covered van rammed a motorcycle in Sadar upazila of Pabna on Friday night.

Deceased Redwan Islam Rupom, 22, was a BBA final year student at United International University (UIU) in Dhaka and son of late Abdul Baten, a resident of Shah Para in Gopalpur colony under Pabna municipality.

Relatives said a covered van hit the motorcycle in Tebunia Bazar area around 8 pm, leaving its two riders injured.

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They were rushed to Pabna Sadar General Hospital where the on-duty doctors declared one, Rupom, dead.

Another injured was shifted to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) for better treatment.

The injured is Amit Hossain, 16, son of Manik Hossain of Pabna municipality and a 10th-grader at local Collectorate Public School and College.

Pakshi Highway Police Station officer in-charge Ashish Kumar Sanal said they seized the covered van but its driver managed to escape.

Amin Islam Jewel/SU