H K Jibon, IU Correspondent
A student of Islamic University was killed in a road accident at Tuniapara area of Mirpur upazila in Kushtia on Thursday.
The deceased was identified as Shihab Ali, 24, son of Monowar Hossain, resident of the area.
Shihab was a third year student of Law Department of the university.
Mirpur Police Station Officer-in-Charge Abul Kalam said that the accident took place in the area at around 1:00 am when Shihab along with his father and brother, was returning his home riding a three-wheeler.
Shihab, at one stage, fell into road losing his control over the steering, leaving him injured on the spot.
Later, local people rescued him from the spot and took him to Kushtia General Hospital where on-duty doctor declared him dead.
He would be buried at his family graveyard at around 12:00 pm, the OC added.
IU Law Department and the university Vice-Chancellor Professor M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari have expressed profound shock and condolence at the death of Shihab.