PIB director killed in road crash
Published: 03:36 PM, 21 September 2020
PIB Director (Admin) and Joint Secretary Md Elias Bhuiyan. File Photo
Press Institute of Bangladesh (PIB) Director (Administration) and Joint Secretary Md Elias Bhuiyan has died in a road accident (Inna Lillahi wa Inna Ilahi Raziun).
The accident took place at Shanir Akhra area of the capital's Jatrabari at 11:00 pm on Sunday.
Confirming the information, PIB Public Relations Officer Ahsan Habib said that a truck hit a motorcycle carrying him on the slope of Shanir Akhra Bridge in the last night on his way back to Dhaka from Narayanganj. Elias Bhuiyan, who was on the back seat of the motorcycle, died on the spot.
On information, the police took his body to Dhaka Medical College.
PIB Director General Zafar Wazed told Daily Bangladesh that Elias Bhuiyan will be buried at his village home in Muradnagar, Cumilla after his Namaz-e-Janaza at PIB.