A student of Islamic University was killed in a road accident at Tuniapara area of Mirpur upazila in Kushtia early Thursday.
The deceased was Shihab Ali, 24, a third year student of Law department of the university.
Mirpur Police Station officer-in-charge Abul Kalam said that the accident took place in the area at around 1:00am when Shihab, along with his father and brother, was returning his home riding a three-wheeler.
Shihab’s father Monowar Hossain, who was driving the three-wheeler, at one stage lost control over the steering. The victim fell on the road and sustained injuries.
Later, local people rescued him and took to Kushtia General Hospital where on-duty doctor declared him dead.
IU Law department and the university vice-chancellor Professor M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari expressed profound shock at the death of Shihab.