A Natore court on Wednesday placed the driver of ‘Challenger Paribahan’ bus Shamim Hossain to one-day remand and granted bail to helper Abdus Samad in a case filed over the killing of 15 people in a road accident in Lalpur upazila of Natore.
Senior Judicial Magistrate Sultan Mahmud passed the order after Sub-inspector Tariqul Islam of Banpara Highway Police, also the investigation officer of the case, produced them before the court.
Earlier on August 30, the court sent them to jail in the case and fixed September 5 for hearing the remand petition.
At least 15 people were killed and 15 others injured when the Bogura-bound bus of 'Challenger Paribahan' from Pabna hit a human-hauler carrying 15 passengers in Lalpur upazila on August 25.
A case was filed against seven people over the fatal road accident.