Jhalakathi bus accident: Rab arrests driver

Members of Rapid Action Battalion have arrested the bus driver accused in a case filed over the Jhalakathi bus accident that left 17 passengers dead on July 22.

Mohon Khan was arrested from Ashulia, Khandaker Al Moin, director of the legal and media wing of Rab told The My News this morning.

Jhalakathi Sadar Police Station Sub-inspector Shusankar Sarkar filed the case on July 23.

At least 17 people were killed and 23 others injured when the Barishal-bound bus of Bashar Smriti Paribahan plunged into a roadside waterbody in the district’s Sadar upazila on Saturday morning.

Jhalakathi district administration has formed a five-member committee to investigate the incident.

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