A bicyclist was killed when hit by a battery driven auto-rickshaw near the district general hospital in the town Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Kabir Hossain, 17, son of Rajab Ali of Manikpur area of the town and a worker of a local tiles shop.
Witnesses said the speeding auto-rickshaw dashed his bicycle from behind on his way back home in the afternoon leaving him dead on the spot.
On information, police recovered the body and sent it to hospital morgue for autopsy.
Police seized the auto-rickshaw. A case was filed in this connection.