Update January 2, 2019

Dhaka 12-57 am, 06-August, 2020

Driver sued over 2 RMG workers’ death

Mirajul Moin Joy

A case was filed on Wednesday in connection with the death of two female garment workers in a road accident in the city’s Malibagh Chowdhurypara area on Tuesday, reports UNB.

Jarina Begum, mother of victim Nahid Parveen Poly, filed the case against bus driver Muhammad Junayed with Hatirjheel police station on Wednesday morning, said Abu Fazlul Karim, officer-in-charge of the police station.

Earlier on Tuesday, garment workers and locals went on a rampage following the death of two female RMG workers, torching one bus and damaging around 35-40 vehicles.

A Gazipur-bound bus of ‘Suprabhat Paribahan’ hit Meem Akhter, 13, and Nahid Parveen Poly, 19, workers of MH Garments Factory, while they were crossing the road near Abul Hotel around 1:30pm.

Meem died on the spot while Parveen died after she was taken to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital.

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

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