Parvez's death in road crash: Driver, conductor remanded

UNB, Dhaka :
A court here on Saturday placed the driver and the conductor of a ‘Victor Classic Paribahan’ bus on a 2-day remand each over the death of singer and music composer Parvez Rob in a road accident on September 5.
Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Court Judge Mahmuda Akhtar passed the order when investigation officer of the case Rashidul Islam, an inspector of Detective Branch (DB), submitted a petition seeking 10-day remand for each.
A special team of Dhaka Metropolitan Police arrested driver Md Sumon from Masdair Bazar of Fatullah in Narayanganj and contactor Md Akhtar Hossain from Dinarain in Naria upazila of Shariatpur on Friday.
Parvez Rob was killed being hit by a bus of Victor Classic Paribahan while he was waiting for another bus in front of East-West Medical College in the city’s Turag area.
DMP Deputy Commissioner (media), Masudur Rahman said that the conductor was driving the bus instead of the driver that ran over the victim.
A case was filed on September 6 with Turag Police Station in this connection.
After the accident, Parvez Rob’s son Yamin Alvi along with his friend Mehedi Hasan Choton went to Uttara sector 9 looking for the driver and conductor while another bus Victor Classic Paribahan hit them, killing Mehedi on the spot and injuring Alvi seriously. Another case was file with Uttara West Police Station over the incident.