Update December 2, 2018

Dhaka 8-04 pm, 09-August, 2020

Man’s death in road crash sparks protest in Jashore

Mirajul Moin Joy

Local people blocked Jashore-Benapole highway and vandalised two vehicles protesting a road crash that left a trader killed in Dhapkhola area of Sadar upazila on Saturday night.

The deceased was identified as Khokon Biswas, 45, son of Makbul Biswas, resident of Chachra Raipara area in the district town.

Sub-inspector Politan Miah of Navaron Highway Police outpost, said the accident took place around 8 pm when the Benapole-bound bus hit Khokon, leaving him dead on the spot.

Being angered over the accident, locals blocked the highway and vandalised two buses.

On information, police rushed in and brought the situation under control and detained an attacker from the spot.

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