Truck runs over man after being chased by police
Chapainawabganj: A bicyclist was killed as a truck hit him after being chased by police at Shantir Mor in the district town on Friday night.
The deceased was identified as Shafiqul Islam.
T M Mozahidul Islam, superintendent of Chapainawabganj, said that on secret information that the truck was carrying a consignment of Phensidyl, a team of Detective branch of police tried to stop it at Rasulpur in Shibganj upazila, reports the UNB.
But the truck driver fled ignoring the signal.
Later, the team again tried to halt the truk at Shantir Mor.
When, the truck driver was trying to flee with the truck, it ploughed through a shop and hit the bicycle, leaving Shafiqul critically injured.
Later, Shafiqul died on way to hospital.
Police seized 500 bottles of Phensidyl from the truck and arrested truck driver Ariful.