Probe report over Titumir student Rajib death deferred

Dhaka, May 22 – The Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Court of Dhaka yesterday deferred the submission of the probe report in the case filed over the death of Titumir College student Rajib Hossain to July 8.
Magistrate Sarafuzzaman Ansary of the CMM Court passed the order as Sub-Inspector Idris Ali, the Investigation Officer of the case did not submit any report on Wednesday. With this, the CMM Court extended the deadline for submitting the probe report for 12th time.
The 21-year-old Rajib, a third-year student of Titumir Government College, died after losing his hand that got stuck between two buses in the capital on April 17 last year. His right hand was severed after it got stuck between two buses that were racing each other in the capital’s Karwan Bazar area on April 3. After student Rajib was in coma for two weeks, he died on April 17.
The case was filed against the drivers and helpers of the buses for their alleged involvement with injuring Rajib that led him to his death.
Following the case, police arrested the drivers of the BRTC and Sajan Paribahan buses involved in the incident.
Following a writ petition in this connection, the High Court on May 8, last year, ordered the bus companies to pay Tk one crore to Rajib’s family. – Court Correspondent