A student named Saurabh Das (22) was killed when a covered van ran over him in Gazipur’s Kapasia. The police said that the accident happened on Sunday morning.
The deceased Saurabh Das was the son of Rabindra Chandra Das of Barun village in Sadar Union of the upazila and was a class 12 student of Khirati Bangtaj Degree College.
According to police and local sources, Saurabh Chandra was returning to Barun village in a passenger auto-rickshaw after making necessary purchases from Kapasia market on Sunday morning. On the way, Sourav fell down when a recklessly speeding covered van (Dhaka Metro-U 11-3855) hit the auto-rickshaw when he reached Kandania Chowrasta area of Sadar Union. At that time the covered van hit him.
People from nearby shops rushed to rescue him in a coma and took him to Gazipur Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Medical College Hospital, where the doctor declared Sourav dead. At that time, the local people arrested the driver Abdul Bachir (28) and companion Alamgir Hossain (26) along with the covered van and informed the police.
In this regard Kapasia Police Station OC said. Abu Bakar Mia said that the covered van driver and his accomplice are detained at the police station. Legal action will be taken if a complaint is received from the family of the deceased.