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Bus helper who pushes off varsity student detained

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Masuk Ali, 38, was arrested by a team of Sunamganj police from his in-law’s house in Chhatak upazila of the district around 2:00 am, police said.

Police on Sunday arrested the bus helper, who pushed off a student of Sylhet Agricultural University to death in Nabiganj upazila of Habiganj on Saturday evening.

Masuk Ali, 38, was arrested by a team of Sunamganj police from his in-law’s house in Chhatak upazila of the district around 2:00 am, police said.

He was arrested based on information given by driver Jewel Ahmed, the bus driver who was arrested earlier, said Zedan Al Musa, additional deputy commissioner (media) of Sylhet Metropolitan Police.

SHOVED TO DEATH

Wasim Adnan, 21, a fourth-year student of biotechnology and genetic engineering department at Sylhet Agricultural University, died after he was pushed off a bus by the helper and crushed under the rear wheels in Nabiganj upazila of Habiganj yesterday evening.

Wasim along with some of his friends was locked in an altercation with the driver and helper over fare after they boarded an Udar Paribahan bus from Toll Plaza area of Nabiganj to return to Sylhet around 6:30 pm.

At one stage, the helper pushed Wasim off the bus, and the vehicle ran him over, leaving him critically injured, police said earlier.

Wasim was rushed to Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital where doctors declared him dead around 7:30 pm.

 

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