Mountaineer Ratna hit-and-run case: Indictment hearing April 5...

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Mountaineer Ratna hit-and-run case: Indictment hearing April 5

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 05:06 PM, 24 February 2021  

Mountaineer Reshma Nahar Ratna

Mountaineer Reshma Nahar Ratna

A Dhaka court on Wednesday set April 5 to hold hearing on charge framing in a case filed against microbus driver SM Darus Salam for hitting mountaineer Reshma Nahar Ratna and leaving her to die.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Devabrata Biswas set the new date allowing a time plea of the 

Earlier on October 5, Investigation officer of the case and Sher-e-Bangla Nagar Police Station sub-inspector Md Mobarak Ali filed the charge-sheet against Darus Salam.  

On August 7 in 2020, Darus Salam hit Ratna, who was cycling in the area, with his speedy vehicle and left her to die in capital’s Chandrima Udyan area. Later, Ratna’s brother-in-law later filed the case.

On August 26, 2020, police arrested Darus Salam from capital’s Shahjahanpur area and seized his black microbus. Following the day, he was placed on two-day remand. On August 30, Darus Salam gave his statement under section 164, confessing hitting Ratna and fleeing the area.