A local Jubo Dal leader was killed and his wife injured as a covered van crashed into their motorcycle in Katiadi upazila on Saturday morning, reports UNB.
Jubo Dal is the youth front of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP).
The deceased was Habibur Rahman Russel, 38, son of Md Abdul Gafur of Bhogpara in the upazila. He was the president of the upazila unit of Jubo Dal. His wife Surovi Akther is a teacher of Ghagoir Govt Primary School.
Witnesses said the covered van hit the bike around 8:30am while Russel was going to drop his wife to her school, leaving the couple critically injured.
Russel died on the way to Katiadi Health Complex while Surovi was admitted to Jahurul Islam Medical College Hospital in Bajitpur where her condition was stated to be critical.