Printed on Thu Sep 29 2022 8:29:15 PM

North-South student killed: arrested 2

Staff Correspondent
North-South student killed
Two, including the driver of the covered van, were arrested from Chattogram in the incident of North-South University student Mayisha Mumtaz Mim killed, police said.

Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) of Gulshan Division of Police Iftekhairul Islam told that after the incident, police identified a covered van by looking at closed circuit (CC) camera footage. The van is registered in the name of a bank. The car's location was later identified by sources.

"Police arrested Saiful Islam, the driver of the car from Chattogram, and Mashiur Rahman, the representative of the owner of the goods in the car, around 10 pm."

He said they were being brought to Dhaka from Chattogram and the car was also seized.

Mim, a 22-year-old scooter rider, was killed when she was hit by a car on the Kuril flyover in the capital around 8:30 am on Friday.

Citing eyewitnesses after the accident, relatives of the deceased said that a covered van crushed Mim's scooter and fled.

The second-year English student of North-South University left home in Uttara on a scooter to attend an event on campus on a holiday morning.

Mim's cousin Advocate Zakir Hossain told at the Suhrawardy Medical College morgue at noon that they heard that a covered van had crushed Mim's scooter and left. Later they informed the police about the matter.

Mim's body was lying on the flyover in a bloody state. Her scooter was also lying next to her. Police got the news of the accident over a phone through 999.

Mim was taken to Kurmitola General Hospital. The doctor declared him dead there. An autopsy was later performed at Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital.

Upon hearing the news of the daughter's death, Mim's father became seriously ill. Mim's uncle, Additional Attorney General Mokhlesur Rahman Badal, said he had been admitted to Kurmitola Hospital.

After an autopsy from the morgue, Mim's body was buried at her village home in Gazipur.
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