Couple killed in hit-and-run: Bus driver arrested | Daily Star
01:13 PM, January 19, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 02:57 PM, January 19, 2021

Couple killed in hit-and-run: Bus driver arrested

Criminal Investigation Department arrested the driver of Ajmeri Glory Paribahan that hit and ran over a couple in Dhaka's Airport area yesterday.

A team of CID arrested Tasikul Islam from Mouchak area in Gazipur early today, said Imran Hossain, sub-inspector of Airport Police Station, who is investigating the case.

Read more: Couple meet tragic end on way to work

The victims -- Akash Iqbal and his wife Maya Hazarika -- were on their way to work when the bus hit their motorbike around 7:30 am.

The husband and wife were thrown onto the highway and the bus driver, attempting to escape, drove over then, said Imran.

The couple, who have a five-year-old daughter, died on the spot.

In primary interrogation, Tasikul admitted that he was behind the wheel when the accident happened.

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