B’baria Rail Accident

‘On-duty employees responsible’

Staff Correspondent

16 November, 2019 12:00 AM printer

CHATTOGRAM: A probe committee formed to investigate into the fatal rail accident submitted its report holding the negligence of on-duty loco-master, assistant loco-master and guard responsible for the accident on Friday. 

The committee headed by Divisional Transportation Officer (DTO) Md Nasir Uddin submitted the report to the Railway Director General (DG) Md Shamsujjaman in the afternoon. 

Nasir Uddin said they could not submit the report on Thursday due to having some tasks incomplete. 

The report was submitted after inspecting the place of occurrence again on Friday, he said.

Nasir however refused to disclose details of the findings and said Railways Minister and DG will brief media regarding the findings in the capital.

Sources said the committee found negligence of the Loco-master (LM) Taher Uddin, Assistant LM Opu Dey and guard Abdur Rahman of ‘Turna Nishita Express’ behind the accident during the investigation.