An official of Rapid Action Battalion was killed as a car hit him on Dhaka-Mymensingh Highway at Porabari in Gazipur Sadar on Saturday evening.
The victim was identified as Sohel Rana, 34, son of GM Abdur Rouf, a resident of village Baradal under Assasuni in Satkhira. He worked as a deputy additional director in RAB Training School located at Porabari.
Assistant superintendent of police Abdul Malik of the school said a microbus hit Sohel, who was returning his workplace from his village home, around 6:30pm while crossing the highway.
He was declared dead on arrival at a local hospital, he said.
Nawjor highway police camp in-charge inspector Abdul Hai said the driver of the microbus fled the scene with his vehicle soon after the accident.
The autopsy of his body was performed at Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Medical College and Hospital on Saturday night, he added.
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