Airport Road crash: Jabal-e-Noor owners, 4 staff indicted

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PNS Desk: A Dhaka court on Thursday framed charges against six people in a case filed over the death of two college students in a road accident on Airport Road on July 29, UNB reports.

Those indicted are the owners of two 'Jabal-e-Noor' buses Shahadat Hossain and Jahangir Alam, drivers Masum Billah and Zobair Sumon and assistants Enayet Hossain and Asad.

Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge KM Imrul Kayes passed the order following hearing on charge framing.

The court also fixed November 1 for hearing the deposition of witnesses in the case.

Earlier, on October 22, a court set October 25 for charge framing hearing in the case.

On September 6, Inspector Kazi Shariful Islam of Detective Branch (DB) of Police submitted the charge sheet to the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate's court against the six people.

According to the case statement, the accident took place following the competition of two drivers of the vehicles of 'Jabal-e-Noor Paribahan'.

Diya Khanam Mim and Abdul KarimRajib, first-year students of Shaheed Ramiz Uddin Cantonment College, were killed as a bus ploughed through some students in front of Kurmitola General Hospital on Airport Road in the capital.

The accident triggered a widespread protest by students, demanding safe roads and seeking justice for their fellows.

PNS/Tamanna Khan