Update January 1, 2019

Dhaka 8-47 am, 14-August, 2020

2 female RMG workers killed in Dhaka road crash

Mirajul Moin Joy

Two female readymade garment workers were killed after they were run over by a passenger bus in the city’s Malibagh Chowdhurypara on Tuesday.

They were identified as 13-year-old Meem Akhter, and Nahid Parveen Poly, 19. They worked at MH Garments Factory.

A Gazipur-bound bus of ‘Suprabhat Paribahan’ hit them as they were crossing the road near Abul Hotel around 1:30pm.

Meem was killed on the spot and Parveen was seriously injured, said police Sergeant Shuvo Kumar Dey.

Parveen was taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where doctors pronounced her dead, said Sub-Inspector Bachchu Mia, in-charge of DMCH police outpost.

Police seized the bus and arrested the driver, he added.

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