RAB arrests bus driver over killing two on Hanif flyover

The Rapid Action Battalion arrested the driver of a bus of Meghla Paribahan that crashed into pedestrians killing two and injuring six on Saturday morning at Gulistan.

The driver, Rakib, was arrested at Wari on Saturday night, said RAB’s media wing assistant director Emran Khan.

Two people were killed and six others injured as a bus hit pedestrians near toll plaza on Hanif Flyover in Gulistan of the capital on Saturday morning.

The deceased are Md Badsha, 32, a tailor, and Sheikh Farid, 28, a shrimp vendor.

The accident took place around 10:00am when a bus of Meghla Paribahan hit pedestrians and crashed into the flyover railing leaving two people dead on the spot, said Wari Police Station sub-inspector Rajib Chandra Sarker.

Witness said that some people got off buses on the flyover near toll plaza.

They were walking on the flyover near the railing.

The bus driver lost control and hit the pedestrians.

The driver fled the spot immediately, said the police officer.

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