A local leader of ruling Awami League was killed in

19-MediaNews-Masonary-imageSYLHET: A local leader of ruling Awami League was killed in a road mishap at Jointapur upazila of Sylhet early Friday.

The deceased was identified as Mokhlesur Rahman Dowla, 60, General Secretary of Jointapur upazila Awami League.

Harunur Rashid, Officer-in-Charge of Jointapur police station said Mokhlesur fell down on the road from his motorcycle while returning home on his after attending around 2:40am.

He received severe head injuries, he said.

Locals rushed him to Jointapur upazila health complex where on-duty doctor declared him dead.