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Road Accident at ECB Chattar

Accused car driver arrested

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 11 September, 2021 12:00 AM
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Police on Friday arrested the driver of a private car that hit a tenth grader, who later succumbed to his injury, in the capital’s ECB Chattar area on Thursday night.

The deceased Pranto Hasan, a 10th class student of Adamjee Cantonment School and College, was killed as he was hit by the private car in the area on Thursday night.

Officer-in-Charge of Cantonment Police Station Kazi Shahan Haque confirmed the incident and said police arrested Shakil around 11:30am on Friday.     

"We came to know some people were chasing the car as the driver had an accident nearby, the OC said.

When Shanto tried to stop the car, the driver tried to flee and hit him, leaving him critically injured," Md Asaduzzaman, deputy commissioner (DC) of Gulshan Division Police said earlier.

Later, he succumbed to his injuries at a hospital, police said.

Pranto, son of Mostafa Kamal, lived with his family in Manikdi area in the capital.