BRTA cancels registrations of two Jabal-e-Nur buses


Dhaka, August 01: Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) has cancelled the registrations of two Jabal-e-Noor Paribahan buses in connection with the killing of two students at Dhaka Airport Road in the city on Sunday last.BRTA Chairman Moshiur Rahman came up with the information while conducting mobile court drive against unfit vehicles at Manik Miah Avenue on Wednesday.

He said: “Primarily, we came to know that the drivers of two Jabal-e-Noor Transport buses are responsible for the incident. That’s why, the registrations of the two buses have been cancelled.”

On July 29, two students of Shaheed Ramiz Uddin Cantonment College, Dia Khanam Mim and Abdul Karim Rajib, were killed as the driver of Jabal-e-Noor Paribahan bus ploughed into a crowd near the ramp of the Banani flyover, adjacent to the Armed Forces Medical College in Kurmitola.

On July 30, the High Court directed the owners of Jabal-e-Noor Paribahan to provide Tk5 lakh within a week to each family of the two students.

The court also ordered the bus owners to bear all the costs of treatment of the nine students injured in the accident.