Members of Rapid Action Battalion tonight arrested the driver of a garbage truck which allegedly hit a rickshaw, killing its passenger, in Dhaka’s Wari area last morning.
The driver was identified as Md Morshed Alam, 2, Enayet Kabir Shoyeb, operation officer of Rab-10 told The Daily Star.
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Police, however, said they were yet to confirm whether the DSCC truck was involved in the accident as they did not get any clear footage.
He was arrested from Jatrabari area around 9:30pm, added the Rab official.
Meanwhile, the victim’s brother Tapan Kumar Sarkar filed a case against an unidentified man of an unidentified garbage truck with the Wari Police Station last evening, said Sub-Inspector Asaduzzaman, duty-officer of the police station.
Earlier in the morning, Swapan Kumar Sarker (62) died after a garbage truck hit a rickshaw around 6:45 am at Wari. The accident took place near Rajdhani Super Market.
On November 17, a Notre Dame College student was killed when a DSCC garbage truck hit him in Gulistan.
The next day, another man — a pillion rider of a motorcycle — was crushed under the wheels of a DNCC compactor vehicle at Panthapath.