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Constable Parvez accident: Helper drove covered van

  • Published at 11:31 pm May 30th, 2019
Constable Parvej-Mia Collected

“Police found the details of the bus from CCTV footage”

The covered van which hit police constable Parvez on Monday was driven by the helper of the van. 

Police arrested the helper, Md Yasil Ullah Mamun, 24, from Kachpur Bridge area on Thursday. 

Bhober Chor Highway police outpost OC, Md Kabir Hossain confirmed the matter and said: “Although the driver of the covered van is Jahidul Islam, the helper of the van, Mamun was driving during the accident.

“The covered van is now in police custody and the driver and the helper of the van primarily confessed to their guilt.

“Police found the details of the bus from CCTV footage”

On Monday afternoon, the covered van lost control and ran over the right foot of police constable Parvez in front of Jamaldi Bus stand on the Dhaka-Chittagong Highway in the Gajaria upazila of Munshiganj.

The heroic Daudkandi Highway police Constable Parvez Mia received the highest police award for rescuing 26 people from a drowning bus.

Following the accident locals rescued Parvez and took him to Gajaria Upazila Health Complex. Later he was shifted to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital and then to National institute of Traumatology and Orthopedic Rehabilitation (Nitor).

Parvez was currently assigned as the surveillance in-charge for the Meghna Bridge project.

He also said that details of the vehicle are available on CCTV footage. On the basis of secret information, the driver and helper along with the cover van were seized from Highway Police Kanchpur Bridge area. The case is under process in this case. On crossing the road at Jamaldi highway on the highway, Parvaz pushed the coverman while crossing. At the first hand, the wheel of the car goes on the right foot.

It is to be mentioned that a reckless covered van hit the Constable Parvez in front of Jamaladi bus stand on Dhaka-Chittagong highway in Gazaria upazila on Monday (May 27th). In this, his right ankle and hand are severely injured. In the afternoon (May 28th), doctors had opted out of his right foot after cutting operations.

In connection with the incident, on July 7, 2017, Chandpur-bound passenger bus fell into a douse in control of Dhaka-Chittagong highway in Daudkandi, Gouripur bus stand area of Comilla. Police Constable Pervez Mia, who was working in the Daudkandi highway police station, jumped into the dive after saving life for the passengers. After the uniforms, he came to the water and saved 20 people alive. For the courage of Parvez Mian, he was given the highest police award of Bangladesh Police Medal (BPM).