Sangma hurt in Bangladesh road accident
Former Lok Sabha speaker Purno A Sangma, his wife and former Rajya Sabha MP BB Dutta were injured in a road accident in Bangladesh, Sangma's son Conrad K Sangma said on Friday.
"They are on the way to Shillong (India) and they will be taken to North East Regional Institute of Medical Sciences for further examination," Conrad Sangma, who is also the leader of opposition in the Meghalaya assembly, said.
According to Conrad, the accident occurred at Munshinagar in Moulvibazar around 6.30 p.m. (IST) on Thursday when the former speaker, his wife Soradini K Sangma and Dutta were on their way to India by road.
Moulvi Bazar is in Sylhet district in northeast Bangladesh.
Sangma was on a five-day visit to Dhaka and attended an international seminar on war crimes trial. During his visit, Sangma met Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.