• Friday, Jul 01, 2022
  • Last Update : 04:24 pm

Bus that severed Rajshahi student’s forearm impounded

  • Published at 08:25 pm June 30th, 2019
Rajshahi map
Map of Rajshahi Dhaka Tribune

The bus was seized from Sherion bus stand in the city

Law enforcement officials have seized the bus of “Mohammad Ali Paribahan” linked to an accident in which Feroz Rahman,  a Rajshahi College student, lost his forearm on Friday.

The bus was seized from Sherion bus stand in the city around 11pm on Sunday, Golam Ruhul Kuddus, additional deputy commissioner of Rajshahi Metropolitan Police (RMP) said.

Police also identified the bus driver as Faruk, a resident of Puthia upazila in Rajshahi, by scrutinizing CCTV footage, but he could not be arrested as yet, the police official added.

Feroz Rahman, 25, a Masters student of social welfare department of Rajshahi Government College, lost his right hand when a sand-laden truck hit the back of a bus in Katakhali area on the outskirts of Rajshahi city on Friday.

When the accident took place, he kept his right arm on the window, according to police. Feroz was travelling on the bus while going to Rajshahi from his home in Nandigram, Bogra.

The law enforcers, however, could not trace the truck yet. 

On Sunday, doctors at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital said they somehow managed to stop the bleeding, but they could not join the hand that was severed during the accident.

Feroz underwent surgery on Friday night, and he is out of danger, the doctors said.

Students of Rajshahi Government College burst into protest at the college premises, and demanded punishment of both the bus, and truck driver.

The bus was overcrowded, and the driver was driving very roughly, said Feroz’s friend Biressar 

Pramanik, who was also travelling with him.

Passengers asked the driver several times to drive carefully, he said.

When they boarded the bus, Feroz managed a seat in the back row, while he could not get a seat, Biressar said.

50
Facebook 50
blogger sharing button blogger
buffer sharing button buffer
diaspora sharing button diaspora
digg sharing button digg
douban sharing button douban
email sharing button email
evernote sharing button evernote
flipboard sharing button flipboard
pocket sharing button getpocket
github sharing button github
gmail sharing button gmail
googlebookmarks sharing button googlebookmarks
hackernews sharing button hackernews
instapaper sharing button instapaper
line sharing button line
linkedin sharing button linkedin
livejournal sharing button livejournal
mailru sharing button mailru
medium sharing button medium
meneame sharing button meneame
messenger sharing button messenger
odnoklassniki sharing button odnoklassniki
pinterest sharing button pinterest
print sharing button print
qzone sharing button qzone
reddit sharing button reddit
refind sharing button refind
renren sharing button renren
skype sharing button skype
snapchat sharing button snapchat
surfingbird sharing button surfingbird
telegram sharing button telegram
tumblr sharing button tumblr
twitter sharing button twitter
vk sharing button vk
wechat sharing button wechat
weibo sharing button weibo
whatsapp sharing button whatsapp
wordpress sharing button wordpress
xing sharing button xing
yahoomail sharing button yahoomail