Lawyer killed in Manikganj road accident


MANIKGANJ, July 21, 2017 (BSS) – One lawyer died on the spot and five others of his family, including two children, were injured this morning as a passenger bus collided head on with a microbus at village Nabagram under Shibalay upazila on Dhaka-Aricha Highway in the district.

Police and family sources said the dead lawyer Mohammad Ilias Kanchan Rony, 40, is a resident of Bamundi village under Gangni upazila of Meherpur district.

Rony along with the family members met the tragic accident while returning home on board the microbus from Shahjalal International Airport in the capital Dhaka after receiving his US expatriate brother-in-law Abu A Nazirul.

The sources said the accident took place at about 6am killing Rony on the spot. The injured people were admitted to Orthopedic Hospital in Dhaka. The body was sent to Manikganj Sadar Hospital.