Driver arrested over two musicians’ death in road accident

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15th March, 2021 04:16:43 printer

Driver arrested over two musicians’ death in road accident

Highway police have arrested a lorry driver in connection with a case filed over the death of two musicians in a road accident at Mirsarai upazila in Chattogram.

Driver Ali Akkas was arrested from Chattogram city's Akborshah area at about 3:00 am on Monday.

Mohammad Firoz Hossain, in-charge of Zorarganj Highway Police Outpost said Ali Akkas fell asleep at the time of the accident.

“He has been interrogated,” he added.

Two of the country's leading musicians -- percussionist Hanif Ahammed and drummer Partha Guha -- died in a fatal road crash on Saturday morning.

The accident occurred in Mirsarai upazila around 5 am on Saturday when a group of musicians, including Hanif and Partha, and singer Beauty Khan, were on their way to Cox's Bazar for a concert.


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