DB files charge sheet against four over Abrar’s death

Detective branch (DB) of police on Thursday filed charge sheet against owner, driver, conductor and helper of Suprobhat Paribahan in the case lodged over the death of Bangladesh University of Professionals student Abrar Ahmed Chowdhury, reports BSS. DB inspector and investigation officer Qazi Shariful Islam filed two separate charge sheets before Dhaka metropolitan magistrate court. A total of 32 people have made witnesses in the two charge sheets.

Abrar was run over by Suprobhat Paribahan bus in Pragati Swarani area on the morning of March 19, as he was trying to cross the road. It was learnt later that the same bus earlier on that morning had struck another pedestrian, leaving her seriously injured and crushed Abrar as it was trying to flee the scene after the first incident. 

Abrar’s father Brigadier General (retd) Arif Ahammed Chowdhury filed a case against the bus driver, its helper, conductor and owner of the bus with Gulshan Police Station. The four accused – bus owner Nani Gopal, driver Sirajul Islam, helper Ibrahim Hossain and conductor Yasir Arafat – have already been arrested and gave confessional statements in the case.