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Driver held for intentionally killing youth in Gazipur

  • Published at 11:42 pm June 10th, 2019
Map of Gazipur
Map of Gazipur district

The victim’s younger brother, Md. Jalal Mia, filed a case with Gazipur police station, accusing the bus driver, helper, contractor, and supervisor in this connection

Police arrested an Asia Paribahan bus driver for intentionally running over a youth, killing him in the Bagher Bazar area of Sadar upazila in Gazipur district on Sunday.

Delwar Hussain, Officer-in-charge of Mauna Highway police station said they arrested driver Roknuddin (35), of Haluaghat upazila in Mymensingh district, on the same day. 

The victim’s younger brother, Md. Jalal Mia, filed a case with Gazipur police station, accusing the bus driver, helper, contractor, and supervisor in this connection.

The victim was identified as Salauddin, of Alu Bazar in Dhaka.

The victim's wife said Salauddin had a brawl with the bus helper over the fare and the helper beat him inside the vehicle threatening to throw him out of the running bus. 

Meanwhile, Salauddin told his younger brother Jamal Mia about the incident over the phone. Jamal rushed to Bagher Bazar to his brother's rescue.

When the bus reached Bagher Bazar, the helper pushed Salauddin off the bus which was still moving with his wife on board the bus . As his wife was in the moving bus, Salauddin ran in front of the bus and asked the driver to stop it. However, the driver drove the bus over Salauddin, leaving him dead on the spot.

The bus also drove away with his wife and dropped her off 5 kms away.