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02:44 PM, March 25, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 04:23 PM, March 25, 2019

Driver, helper sued for Wasim’s death

A lawsuit has been filed over death of Sylhet Agricultural University student Wasim Afnan, who was run over after allegedly being shoved off a bus.

The bus driver, his helper and supervisor of the bus have been made accused in the suit filed by students and university proctor, our Moulvibazar correspondent reports quoting police.

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Moulvibazar Police Station Officer-in-Charge Sohel Mahmud told The Daily Star nine students and Proctor Mrittunjoy Kundu filed the case with his station today.

We have asked the authorities to carry out the trial in Speedy Trial Tribunal, Kundu, proctor at Sylhet Agricultural University (SAU), told The Daily Star.

Sharif Hossain, a student who has been leading the protests after Wasim’s death, told The Daily Star that the family of Wasim wants justice for their son.

Wasim, 21, a fourth-year student of the Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, was run over on Sylhet-Mymenshingh Highway in Moulvibazar.

According to police, Wasim was run over by the speedy bus after he was pushed out of it by the helper. Initially injured critically, he later died at the hospital.

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