Farmer dies being hit by motorcycle in Gopalganj

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Gopalganj, November 14: A farmer was killed as a speeding motorcycle ran over him on Ulpur-Malenga road in Tentulia village on Sadar upazila on Wednesday morning.The deceased was identified as Manaj Poddar, 40, son of Monimahan Poddar of the village.

The accident took place when a speeding motorcycle hit the victim from behind while he was returning home after field work around 9 am, leaving him dead on the spot, said his’s brother Sanaj Poddar.

On information, police recovered the body and sent it to Gopalganj General Hospital for an autopsy, said Md Monirul Islam, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station.