Police arrested the driver responsible for the death of a schoolboy who died after being hit by a microbus in the capital's Tejgaon Industrial area on Sunday morning. Ziaul Haque,50, was arrested from the Bishmail area of Ashulia on Monday morning, said a media statement. Read: MP Liton Murder: Death row convict arrested Police also seized the microbus involved in the accident, it added. Meanwhile, students of Government Science School and College today (September 12, 2022) blocked roads in Dhaka’s Farmgate area, demanding safe roads and protesting the death of their fellow student. A number of students of the school took to the street around 11:50 am, in front of the Farmgate Police Box, demanding road safety, according to the UNB photographer. Read: Writ petition filed seeking Tk 10 crore as compensation for Joj Mia They were shouting slogans such as, “We want Justice, why did our brother die?” At one stage, the protesters brought out a procession from Bijoy Sarani which stopped in the Farmgate area. Ali Hossain, 16, a class 10 student of Government Science School died when the vehicle hit him while he was crossing the road in front of Bangladesh Government Press in Tejgaon Industrial area on Sunday.
A 24-year-old girl was allegedly raped by four men on a bus amid rain at the Oxygen intersection in Chattogram, police said on Monday. Police arrested four people including the bus driver from different parts of the city. The arrestees were identified as bus driver Nurul Alam, 30, son of Abul Kashem, Rabiul, 23, helper of the bus driver and son of Mokhlesur Rahman, supervisor of the bus Mohamamd Raju, 26, and Shahadat, 22, son of Abul Kalam of Banshkhali upazila. Also Read: Video of Shariatpur schoolgirl's rape released on internet Kamruzzaman, officer-in-charge of Bayezid Police Station, said the girl left her uncle’s house in the Bayezid area on Sunday evening to go to the Court Building area during rain. When she reached the Oxygen intersection, she noticed the bus parked there. With a promise to take the girl to her designated places, the bus driver and three others asked the girl to enter the bus. Later, they violated the girl in turns and threw her from the bus. She later informed the traffic police and sought help from him. The traffic police then arrested Shahadat and seized the bus. Following interrogation, police arrested three others including the bus driver from Hathazari Bus Stand and Fatikchhari upazila of the district. The husband of the girl lodged a complaint with Bayezid Police and police registered an FIR in this connection.