Actress Asha’s death: Appeal to acquit Shamim...

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Actress Asha’s death: Appeal to acquit Shamim

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 03:10 PM, 13 July 2021  

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Police have filed a final report seeking the acquittance of Shamim Ahmed, the lone accused in the case of the death of actress Ayesha Akhter Asha in a truck collision at the Technical Mor in the capital’s Mirpur. 

The report was recently submitted to the Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court by the investigating officer of the case Sohan Ahmed, a Sub-Inspector (SI) of Darussalam Police Station, confirmed Sub-Inspector Asaduzzaman Asad, General Registration Officer (GRO) of the police station, to Daily Bangladesh on Tuesday.  

In the petition, the investigating officer of the case mentioned that the truck driver who hit Asha, who sits in the back seat of Shamim Ahmed’s motorcycle, could not be found. Even no evidence was found that Shamim was involved in the incident. Therefore, a final report was submitted to the court requesting Shamim’s release.

Meanwhile, actress Ayesha Akhter Asha’s father Md. Abu Kalam filed a case with the Darussalam Police Station. 

It is to be noted that TV actress Ayesha Akhter Asha, also known as Asha Chowdhury, was killed when a bus crushed her at Technical Mor in the capital’s Mirpur on the night of January 4.

According to the case statement, accused Shamim Ahmed was driving recklessly at high speed when he collided with a truck in front of him. Ayesha Akhter fell from behind Shamim’s motorcycle and crushed by an unidentified speedy truck from behind, leaving her with serious head injuries. Asha died on the spot. 

Ayesha Akter Asha was studying in the 6th semester of the law department of Bangladesh University of Business and Technology (BUBT). She was listed on Bangladesh Television and regularly acted in solo plays. She has also been seen in telefilms and drama serials.