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Thu, November 15, 2018
Home Minister’s car accident
Bus driver, helper remanded
Dhaka, 11 August, Abnews: A Dhaka court has placed driver and its helper of New Vision Paribahan on a four-day remand in a case filed over hitting the car of Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal in Dhaka’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar area last night.
 
Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Satyabrata Sikder passed the order after Sub inspector (SI) Md Ruhul Amin of Sher-e-Bangla Nagar Police Station, also the investigation officer of the case, produced the accused before the court with a seven-day remand prayer.
 
The remanded were identified as bus driver Manik Mia and its helper Ibrahim Khalil Imon.
 
The incident occurred when Motijheel-bound bus of New Vision Paribahan hit the car of Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan’s car was heading towards Dhanmondi from National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) after he visited a patient there.
 
Following the incident, police arrested the bus driver Manik and helper Ibrahim Khalil Imon and seized the vehicle from the spot.
 
A case was filed against the driver and helper with Sher-e-Bangla Nagar Police Station in this connection.
 
Following recent widespread student protests demanding safe roads, Dhaka Metropolitan Police Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia, on August 4, announced the week-long programme to take legal steps against unfit vehicles, drivers without licence and other traffic offenders, including pedestrians.
 
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