OC Anwar Hossain told bdnews24.com that he left for his workplace in Barguna on a motorcycle from his home in Bakerganj. On the way, when he reached Kathatali area, a bus of Hanif Paribahan heading from Barguna to Dhaka hit him and ran away.
Bakerganj Police Station OC SM Maksudur Rahman told bdnews24.com that after taking him to Bakerganj Upazila Health Complex, he was rescued and declared dead by doctors.
Ali Ahmed, OC of Barguna Sadar Police Station, said that OC Nazrul Islam of the Special Branch (SB) of the district police took leave from work on February 25 and went to his home in Barisal’s Uzirpur.
Meanwhile, the bus, driver, supervisor and helper of Hanif Paribahan, who fled after the accident, have been arrested by the Gournadi Model Police Station of Barisal.
SI Sushant Kumar of Gournadi Model Police Station told bdnews24.com that Hanif Paribahan bus, driver, helper and supervisor were arrested from Gournadi bus stand. Passengers have been sent to their destinations in alternative vehicles.