MP’s son rams police van in Ctg, same person involved in 2018 fatal hit-and-run incident | The Daily Star
08:22 PM, July 14, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 08:26 PM, July 14, 2020

MP’s son rams police van in Ctg, same person involved in 2018 fatal hit-and-run incident

Shabab Chowdhury, son of lawmaker Ekramul Karim Chowdhury of Noakhali-4 constituency, rammed a police patrol van with his car in Chattogram city's Lalkhan Bazar area under Khulshi police station, and was locked into an altercation with police personnel.

Though the incident occurred on Saturday night but the incident came to light on Monday night. However, police claimed it was a misunderstanding and the issue was resolved later.

During the incident, the MP's son was driving, confirmed Officer-in-Charge (OC) Pranab Chowdhury of Khulshi Police Station to The Daily Star.

"A patrol team of Khulshi police station was returning from Khulshi Baghghona area and Shabab's car rammed the police van at Lalkhan Bazar area in the night. An altercation ensued between him and the on-duty police personnel, however, the incident was later settled after discussion," said OC Pranab.

In June 2018, Shabab was allegedly involved in a hit and run incident where a man was run over and killed by the luxury SUV that Shabab was driving, near Mohakhali flyover in the capital Dhaka, according to witnesses. After the incident, BRTA officials confirmed that the Audi SUV which had left behind its license plate at the scene of the incident, was registered to Kamrun Nahar Shiuli, wife of lawmaker Mohammad Ekramul Karim Chowdhury of Noakhali-4 constituency.

However, no charges were brought against Shabab in that incident.

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