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Accident near Dhaka Airport: Bus driver detained from Barisal

  • Driver went into hiding in Barisal following accident
  • Bus rammed engineer's motorbike


Update : 20 Apr 2024, 02:49 PM

The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) detained the driver of the Raida Paribahan bus that rammed a motorcycle near Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka killing an engineer of the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh on Friday.

The bus struck the motorcycle before crashing through the outer wall in front of the airport’s third terminal.

RAB-8 Commanding Officer Lt Col Kazi Zubaer Alam Shovon said that a joint team of RAB-8 and RAB-1 arrested Mahmud Hasan from Barisal and was taken to Dhaka.

Following the accident, the driver went into hiding in Barisal.

Airport Police Station Sub-inspector Suman Chandra Das said that the bus lost control and wrecked the security boundary of the third terminal. At that time, Maidul Islam, 40, a senior sub-assistant engineer of civil aviation, was riding his motorcycle on the road. The bus rammed his motorbike as well.

Later, he was taken to Kurmitola General Hospital with critical injuries where he was declared dead by the doctor on duty, he added.

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