Covered van kills husband-wife in Gazipur

Kalerkantho Online   

31 December, 2017 10:58 AM

Covered van kills husband-wife in Gazipur

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A couple was killed and their baby boy received injuries as a covered van hit them in Gazipur City Corporation’s Kodda area on Saturday night.

The deceased are—wife Poli Akter, 30, her husband Faruk Khan, 35 and their eight-year-old son Maruf.

Salna-Konabari Highway Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Basudev Sinha has confirmed the news.

The OC said: "The incident occurred when the speedy covered van hit the motorbike of Faruk Khan on Dhaka-Tangail highway, leaving them critically injured on Saturday night."

“Doctors declared Poli dead when they were taken to the Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Medical College Hospital and her husband Faruk Khan succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment at the same hospital,” the OC further said.