The body of journalist Habibur Rahman, who was killed in a road accident, has been kept at Dhaka Medical College Hospital. Grieving relatives and colleagues are getting the news.
Habibur Rahman, senior reporter of the daily Alo, died in an accident at Hatirjheel in the capital last night. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her press wing have expressed their condolences over her untimely death.
At the age of only 35, the path of life stopped. Habibur Rahman, a hard-working journalist, was killed in a road accident at midnight.
A senior reporter of the daily Alo was killed in an accident in Hatirjheel area on Tuesday night while returning home after office work. He was later rescued by pedestrians and taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where doctors declared him dead.
Habibur Rahman’s family members and well-wishers are devastated by his sudden death. Upon receiving the news of his death in the accident, his colleagues rushed to Dhaka Medical College in the middle of the night. They cannot accept his untimely death.
According to the police, the police of Hatirjheel police station went to the spot after receiving a call from a pedestrian in the emergency service number Triple Nine. He later rescued the motorcycle and took it to the police station.
Hatirjheel Police Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Mohammad Kayes Uddin said the cause of the accident would be known only after an investigation.
Habibur Rahman, who worked for the Prime Minister and Awami League Beat in the latest daily Alo, was a former organizing secretary of the Dhaka Reporters’ Unity. He lived with his family in Mirbagh area of Hatirjheel and has a two and a half year old son.
His janaza will be held at Dhaka Reporters Unity, Office of Time Light and Central Mosque of Dhaka University. Later, the body will be taken to his village home in Comilla.