Probe body formed on airport road crash

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Dhaka, August 01: The High Court has formed a committee to investigate into Sunday’s road crash on Dhaka airport road in the capital where two students were killed.The HC bench of Justice JBM Hassan and Justice Md Khairul Alam on Wednesday passed the order.

The three-member committee is headed by Professor Mizanur Rahman, Accident Research Institute of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET).

The other members of the committee are Professor of the BUET Hadiuzzaman and Chairman of Nirapad Sharak Chai movement Ilias Kanchan.

The court asked the committee to submit the probe report before this court within 1 month.

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.