Burnt microbus victim named
An unidentified person who was killed and burnt in a microbus in Gazipur on Thursday was named yesterday.
The victim was identified as Faruq Hossain, 22, the driver of the microbus, the police said.
Some unknown criminals killed Faruq and then set fire to the microbus after strapping the body on a seat in the microbus in the Rajendrapur forest on Thursday.
Taij Uddin, owner of the microbus and a resident of Sripur upazila, said he sent the driver to Paburia Chala after receiving a phone call from a man who wanted to hire the microbus to carry passengers to the Zia International Airport.
At about 8:30pm, Taij Uddin received information that a microbus was set on fire. He soon rushed to the spot and identified the driver and his microbus.