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Zaglul’s death Probe body formed

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Staff reporter A five-member probe committee was formed on Sunday to investigate the bus crash that killed senior journalist Zaglul Ahmed Chowdhury. Mashiar Rahman, director (Administration) of BRTA, will head the probe committee. The other members of the body are- Shyamal Dutta, editor of the Daily Bhorer Kagoj, Imtiaz Ahmed, deputy commissioner of Traffic Division (North), Nahmudul Hasan, arban planner of Dhaka Transport Co-Ordination Authority (DTCA), and Khandakar Mahbubur Rahman, traffic control officer of Dhaka North City Corporation. Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader disclosed it to the journalists after inaugurating the traffic awareness campaign on the Manik Mia Avenue in the capital in the morning. Lions Club of Dhaka Cambrian Friends, Leo Club of Dhaka Cambrian Friends and Leo Club of Dhaka Cambrian organised the programme with the association of BRTA. Abdul Qauder said the nation has suffered an irrevocable loss with the sad demise of renowned journalist Zaglul Chowdhury. He added that the traffic awareness campaign should be continued to curb road accidents. Former managing director and chief editor of state-run Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha, Zaglul Ahmed Chowdhury received severe injuries to the head while he was getting off a bus in the city’s Karwan Bazar on Saturday night. Later he died after he was taken to a hospital at Panthapath.