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2 bus drivers denied bail over losing Rajib’s arm

Special Correspondent |
Update: 2018-04-16 5:29:37 AM
2 bus drivers denied bail over losing Rajib’s arm
The arm losing Rajib

DHAKA:  The court rejected bail petition of two bus drivers in a case filed for reckless driving, which caused crushing a hand of a college student between two buses.

Chief Metropolitan Magistrate of Dhaka Court Nurunnahar Yasmin rejected the bail petition after hearing on Monday (April 16).

Lawyers Yunus and Helal Uddin Patwari pleaded for bail.

The bus drivers are- Wahid Ali, 35, of BRTC bus and Khorshed, 50, of Sajan Paribahan.

On April 4, police arrested two bus drivers.

On April 5, a Dhaka court placed the drivers on a two-day remand. 

On April 8, they were sent to jail.

On April 3, Rajib, a third-year student of Government Titumir College, lost the hand after it got stuck between two speeding buses trying to overtake each other in the capital's Bangla Motor area. 

The High Court asked the bus owners to bear all the treatment cost of Rajib.

BDST: 1530 HRS, APR 16, 2018


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