Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Habibur Rahman has commented that those who blocked the strike are the ones who set fire to the train. He made this comment while talking to reporters while visiting the injured at Dhaka Medical College (DMH) Hospital after the accident.
DMP Commissioner said, those who blocked the strike, set fire to the train. The domestic agents have implemented the sabotage plan on the instructions of the leaders of BNP abroad.
Habibur Rahman said that the police is working to arrest the vandals.
Meanwhile, several committees have been formed to investigate the incident. Railway police says that CCTV will be installed in every compartment very soon.
Earlier on Tuesday, four people died in the Mohanganj Express train fire incident at Tejgaon railway station in the capital. After receiving the report of the fire at 5:04 AM on Tuesday morning, the fire service reached Tejgaon railway station and started extinguishing the fire. After putting out the fire in a train compartment, four bodies were recovered from there. Three units of the fire service brought the fire under control after an effort of about one and a half hours.
Earlier on December 13, the Mohanganj Express train met with an accident after 20 feet of the railway line was cut in Gazipur. Seven carriages including the engine of the train were overturned and one person died. More than half a hundred passengers were injured in this incident.