A local ward councillor of Gopaldi municipality in Narayanganj was killed after being hit by a CNG-driven auto rickshaw in his municipality area.
The deceased was identified as Joynal Abedin, 50. He was the councillor of Ward 7 in Gopaldi municipality.
Confirming the matter, his nephew Mosharraf Matabbur said, "My uncle went out on a morning walk this morning like every day. A speedy CNG from the opposite direction hit him. He was seriously injured."
Later he was taken to the Dhaka Medical College Hospital where he died at 10 AM, he added.
Nazrul Islam, Officer-in-Charge of Araihazar Police Station said that police were trying to arrest the CNG driver.