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Razib, Dia’s deaths: 2 drivers, helper of Jabal-e-Noor buses get life term

Razib, Dia’s deaths: 2 drivers, helper of Jabal-e-Noor buses get life term

The lifers are Masum Billah and Zobair Hossain Sumon, drivers of the buses; and Kazi Asad, helper of a bus.

Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge Imrul Qayes announced the verdict in presence of Masum Billah and Zobair Hossain Sumon on Sunday. Asad was on the run.Earlier on November 14, the court fixed December 1 to pass the verdict as both defence and the prosecution concluded their arguments in the case on that day.

The court examined 37 witnesses including investigation officer (IO) Qazi Shariful Islam of the total 41 witnesses.

The IO on September 6, 2018, filed chargesheet in the case.

On July 29, 2018, two students– Rajib and Dia– of Shaheed Ramiz Uddin Cantonment College were run over during a mad race between two buses of Jabal-e-Noor Paribahan on Dhaka’s Airport Road.

Agitated people torched the two buses and triggered a widespread protest by the students demanding justice for their fellows and road safety.

Dia’s father Jahangir Hossain Fakir filed the case with Cantonment Police Station to this end.