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2019-03-21 13:05:52 BdST

BRTA suspends operations of Suprobhat, Jabal-e-Noor buses


Operations of the buses of two companies -- ‘Suprobhat’ and ‘Jabal-e-Noor’ -– will remain suspended in the city until further notice.

Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) sent separate letters to the two bus companies on Wednesday to this end, BRTA Deputy Director (Engineering) Shofiquzzaman Bhuiyan told UNB.

It also asked them to submit all necessary documents of their vehicles, including fitness certificates, within three working days, he said, adding that the further decision will be taken after scrutinising the documents.

Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) student Abrar Ahmed Chowdhury was killed as a ‘Suprobhat’ bus ran him over in front Bashundhara Gate in the city’s Kuril area on Tuesday.

On July 29 last year, two college students were killed in a road accident involving two buses of ‘Jabal-e-Noor’ on Airport Road.

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