A cement factory official was killed when a truck hit his motorcycle at Mirakhali area under Rampal upazila on Khulna-Mongla highway this evening.
The deceased was identified as Kawsar Gazi, 45, son of Rafiqul Islam of Banargati area under Sonadanga Police Station in Khulna district.
He was an officer of Dubai Bangladesh Five Rings Cement Factory in Mongla, reports our correspondent quoting Sub Inspector Lutfar Rahman, in-charge of Rampal Falahat police camp.
Meanwhile, police arrested the driver of the truck Rabiul Islam (27) and seized the vehicle.
SI Lutfar said Kawsar was returning to Khulna on a motorcycle from Mongla after completing his office.
"When he reached Mirakhali in Rampal upazila of Khulna-Mongla highway, a truck hit his motorcycle from behind leaving him dead on the spot," the SI said.
On information, police recovered the body and handed it over to Katakhali Highway Police.