During the first two days of the lockdown, public transport on the capital’s roads was banned. After that, considering the suffering of the people, the government allowed the movement of morning and evening. This rule has been in effect since Wednesday.
Meanwhile, a passenger bus hit a CNG autorickshaw on the road near New Market in the capital on Wednesday morning. The driver of the autorickshaw Golam Mostafa (60) was killed. The accident took place around 8:15 am.
Shipu Haldar, a pedestrian who brought the CNG driver to the hospital, said a Azimpur-bound address transport bus hit the CNG on the road adjacent to New Market. The CNG overturned and the driver was injured. When the CNG driver was rescued and brought to Dhaka Medical College (DMC) Hospital, the doctor on duty declared him dead at around 8:15 am.
DMCH police outpost in-charge (inspector) Bachchu Mia confirmed the death and told the media that the body has been kept in the morgue for autopsy. The deceased Golam Mostafa lived in the Rampura TV Center area. His detailed address was not found.
He added that Jalal, 30, the driver of the address bus, was detained in the incident. The matter has been informed to Lalbagh police station.
Irfan Selim, son of ruling party MP Haji Selim, has been asked to withdraw his bail in a case filed against him for beating and attempting to kill a naval officer. The court of Chamber Justice Hasan Fayez Siddiqui has fixed Thursday for hearing in the matter.
The appeal was filed in the Appellate Division Chamber Judge’s Court on Tuesday. Irfan Selim’s lawyer Advocate Saeed Ahmed Raja told the media.
Earlier on March 24, Haji Selim’s son Irfan Selim was granted bail by the High Court for four weeks.
The High Court granted bail to Irfan Selim, son of Haji Selim, on March 18 for allegedly beating a naval officer, Lt. Wasim.