A meat trader was killed being run over by a pickup-van in Dhaka’s Shahjadpur area on Sunday morning.
The deceased was identified Saiful Islam, 40, resident of Badda area in Dhaka.
Some local people took him to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where doctors declared him dead, said DMCH police outpost in-charge inspector Bacchu Mia.
Gulshan police officer-in-charge Abul Hasan said that Saiful was going to his shop. He was crossing road at Pragati Sarani in front of Suvastu Nazar Valley when the pick-up van hit him at about 5:00am.
Saiful’s brother Mostafa said that they were from Sandwip of Chattogram.
The police were yet to trace the vehicle and arrest the driver.
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