DHAKA, Conductor and helper of Suprobhat Paribahan
bus that crushed Bangladesh University of Professionals student Abrar Ahmed
Chowdhury on March 19 have given confessional statement in the case filed
over the incident.
Bus conductor Yasin Arafat and helper Ibrahim made the statements under
section 164 before the courts of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrates Sadbir Yasir
Ahsan Chowdhury and Sorafujjaman Ansari respectively. After recording the
statements, the court sent the duo to jail.
Earlier on March 28, driver Sirajul Islam gave statement under section 164
before the court of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Sadbir Yasir Ahsan
On March 27, court of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Sadbir Yasir Ahsan
Chowdhury had put the bus conductor and the helper on a seven-day remand.
Police arrested Arafat from Shahrasti in Chandpur on March 26 and acting on
the information gathered in the primary interrogation, Ibrahim was arrested
from Middle Badda area in the capital on March 27.
On March 20, another court put driver Sirajul Islam, 24, on seven days
remand. Abrar was run over by Suprobhat Paribahan bus in the morning of March
19, as he was trying to cross the road.
It was learned later that the same bus earlier on that morning had struck
another pedestrian, leaving her seriously injured and crushed Abrar as it was
trying to flee the scene after the first incident.
Abrar's father Brigadier General (retd) Arif Ahammed Chowdhury filed a case
against the driver, his helper, conductor and owner of the bus with Gulshan
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)