News Desk : dhakamirror.com
A female garment worker died after she was allegedly pushed off a moving bus following an argument with the helper of the bus over fare on Dhaka-Mymensingh highway of Gazipur district on Friday night.
The deceased was identified as Champa Begum, 30, wife of Abul Kalam of Mymensingh district.
The incident took place at MC Bazar in Sripur upazila. Kankan Kumar, officer-in-charge of Mawna Highway Police, confirmed the matter.
Champa’s nephew Sumon Mia, said that Champa went to her sister’s house in Nayanpur of the upazila to visit her parents. At 8:45 pm, Champa boarded a bus of “Taqwa Paribahan” from Nayanpur to go to Gazipur’s Gargaria Masterbari.
At one stage, she locked into an altercation with the bus helper over fare and when the bus reached MC Bazar, the helper pushed Champa off the bus, alleged Sumon. Later, she was taken to a local hospital where doctors declared her dead.
Angered by the incident, local people vandalized a number of minibuses passing the area at night.
Police are trying to identify the bus the woman was travelling in, said the OC. Action will be taken after getting complaint from the family of the deceased, added the police official.