JnU student crushed to death by train in Dhaka

A 2nd semester student of Economics Department under Jagannath University (JnU) was crushed to death by train in the capital on Tuesday.

The incident took place in the city’s Nakhalpara area of Tejgaon as a local train hit him, today noon.

The ill-fated student was identified as Obaidullah (25), son of one Rafikul Islam, hailed from Sharsha upazial in Jessore.

Dhaka Railway Station officer, SI Rafikul Islam, has confirmed the incident adding that a local train hit Obaidullah around 12.20 pm while walking and talking over phone along the rail tracks.

He died on the spot after the hit, the police sources also confirmed.

'The dead body, however, was handed over to the family members without making medical examination as per family request,' the SI added.

JnU Proctor Nur Mohammad, however, told, 'The dead body will be buried at his village and the university authority will file a case in this regard.'