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Police arrest SUV driver that killed 3 in Khilkhet

  • Arrest in the case filed by deceased Amrina’s husband 
  • One injured is going under treatment 
  • Bodies were given to the families without autopsy
Update : 28 Dec 2023, 05:19 PM

Police have arrested the driver of a sport utility vehicle (SUV) that plowed into a passenger shed in Dhaka's Khilkhet on Wednesday night, killing three people and injuring one.

The arrested was identified as Dilshan.

“Dishan was arrested on Thursday in a case filed by victim Amrina’s husband at the police station,” said Khilkhet police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Sheikh Aminul Bashar.

Among the deceased, Yasin, 8, died on the spot while Amrina Haque, 34, and Ujjal Pandey, 26, died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital while undergoing treatment there.

Soon after the incident, the SUV was seized, but its driver fled the spot.

Yasin's father Sumon is undergoing treatment at the orthopaedic department of the casualty block at Dhaka Medical College Hospital.

Sub-inspector (SI) Mosharraf of Khilkhet police station said the bodies were handed over to the relatives without autopsy following an appeal by the families of the deceased.

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