Bus kills 2 in Bangla Motor, driver detained


Dhaka, June 04: Two people including a motorcyclist were killed and one person injured after a Bihanga Paribahan bus hit them in the capital’s Bangla Motor on Thursday morning.The identity of the deceased could not be known immediately.

Police seized the bus and detained its driver named Jafar Molla.

Refatul Islam, Assistant Police Commissioner of DMP Traffic (South Division), said a Bihanga Paribahan bus coming from Shahbagh hit a motorcyclist and a pedestrian in the area around 11:15am. The duo died on the spot and another was injured.

On information, police rushed to the spot and sized the bus and detained its driver, the police officer said.

To be noted, the movement of vehicles started in the capital on June 1 after two months of its shutdown due to coronavirus.