Bus driver involved in accident that killed 9 in Rangpur arrested
Police last night (September 23, 2022) arrested the driver of the Jayana Paribahan bus involved in the head-on collision with another bus that killed nine people on Rangpur-Dinajpur highway in Rangpur on September 5.
Highway police arrested Delwar Hossain, who is from Kishoreganj, from Ikarchali Bazar area of Taraganj upazila of Rangpur, reports our Dinajpur correspondent.
Confirming the incident, Mahbub Morshed, officer-in-charge (OC) of Taraganj Highway Police, said Delwar had been in hiding since the accident. He was arrested based on a tip-off.
Nine people were killed and at least 50 were injured in the head-on collision between the bus of Joyana Paribahan and a bus of Islam Paribahan on September 5.