Truck kills Schoolgirl: Locals stage demo...

Dhaka, Wednesday   19 January 2022

Truck kills Schoolgirl: Locals stage demo

 Barishal Correspondent

 Published: 10:00 PM, 14 January 2022  

Truck kills Schoolgirl: Locals stage demo

Truck kills Schoolgirl: Locals stage demo

A schoolgirl was killed as a truck hit her at the Dinar Pool area of ​​Charkaua UP in Barishal Sadar Upazila today. Following the incident, Students and locals have protested with the body of the dead schoolgirl blocking the road and demanded punishment of the killer truck driver.

At that time, the agitated locals blocked the Barishal-Bhola inter-road and stopped the traffic for one hour. Later, with the assurance of the administration, the agitated locals leave the road and the traffic became normal. 

Earlier on Wednesday, Jui Akhter (11), a 6th class student of Panchagram Sammelani Balika High School and daughter of Selim Hawladar, a day laborer from Dinar village, was seriously injured when she was hit by a truck of Anchor Cement Company in Barishal. Jui died at Barishal Sher-e-Bangla Hospital on Thursday morning.

Locals blocked the road and blocked Barishal-Bhola inter-road with the body after Friday prayers. Local village doctor Jalil Hossain said locals had demanded punishment and justice for those involved in Jui's death. The blockade was later lifted on the assurance of the administration.