June 22, 2021, 9:20 pm
Jewel Chowdhury, Habiganj Representative:
A child has been killed in a car crash of a civil surgeon in Habiganj. Locals have protested in this incident. On the way back to Habiganj after the inauguration of Lakhai Upazila Health Complex on Tuesday, June 8, a child named Shah Yunus Mia (6) was crushed when he reached the car carrying Deputy Civil Surgeon Mukhlesur Rahman Ujjal. He is the son of Shah Mohiuddin of Karab village. The child was seriously injured in the accident around 2.30 pm. Meanwhile, after the accident, the vehicle of the Deputy Civil Surgeon tried to flee at high speed and was apprehended from Dhal Temunia area of Sadar Upazila. After rescuing the seriously injured child Yunus Mia and taking him to Habiganj Sadar Modern Hospital, the doctor on duty sent him to Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital. Yunus died on June 9 at around 8:30 am while undergoing treatment. He is a 2nd class student of a local primary school. Meanwhile, on hearing the news of the child’s death, agitated people blocked the road in Karab area demanding justice. As a result, the traffic on that road was stopped. Later the situation became normal with the assurance of the local people’s representative.
When contacted, Civil Surgeon Mostafizur Rahman said, “I am on leave.” There was a deputy civil surgeon in the car. He can speak well.
Deputy Civil Surgeon Mokhlesur Rahman Ujjal said the car belonged to a civil surgeon. But I was in the car. The accident happened on the way to the end of the inauguration. He said he tried hard enough to treat the child. Lakhai Police Station OC Saidur Rahman said the child had died and no complaint had been lodged so far.