Three passengers on a rickshaw were killed following a collision with a truck at Mainamati on Cumilla-Sylhet highway of Cumilla this morning.
The deceased were identified as Ismail Hossain Sagor, resident of Burichong upazila of Cumilla, Abdul Ahad, from Habiganj district and an unidentified person.
Anisur Rahman, acting officer-in-charge of Mainamati highway police station, said that they arrested truck driver and two others.
The dead bodies have been taken to the police station.
The deceased passengers were reportedly going to Cumilla to sit for the National University Masters exam.