The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested the driver and helper of a Saint Martin Travels bus that killed three members of a family on Friday at Matuail.
The arrestees are Saint Martin Travels Bus driver Md Delowar Hossain alias Dinar, 40, and helper Korban Ali, 25.
They were arrested in separate drives from Mirhazaribagh area of Jatrabari in Dhaka and Chikar Ghona village in Manikganj district on Saturday (22 January), said RAB Legal and Media Wing Director Khandaker Al Moin.
Three members of a family, including a woman, were killed in a collision between a bus of Saint Martin Paribahan and a CNG-powered autorickshaw in front of Matuai Medical College in Jatrabari at around 7am Friday.
The deceased were Sharmin, 38, Riazul Islam, 45, and Abdur Rahman, 65.
Jatrabari Police Station Sub-Inspector (SI) Biswajit Sarkar said that the victims came to Dhaka from Barisal on Friday morning on a launch.
"They were heading towards Matuail on a CNG autorickshaw from Sadarghat. On the way, the CNG autorickshaw carrying them collided with a bus," he said.
He added that after rescuing them in critical condition, they were taken to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) where the on-duty doctor declared them dead.