It’s discovered that the three passengers who boarded the prepare with out tickets within the identify of Railway Minister’s family are shut family of Railway Minister Nurul Islam Sujan’s spouse. Initially, the minister’s spouse advised the stemman supervisor to take them on the prepare. In accordance with him, the station grasp / supervisor of Ishwardi requested the on-duty guard of Sundarbans Specific to drop them off at Kamalapur.
The three passengers near the minister’s spouse have been Imrul Kayes Prant, son of Mujahid Islam and Yasmin Akter Nipa of Nur Mahalla in Ishwardi. She is the nephew of the Railway Minister’s spouse. The opposite two are Omar Farooq and Hasan Ali, cousins of the Railway Minister’s spouse.
Omar Farooq is the son of late Abdur Rahman of Nur Mahalla in Ishwardi city of Pabna. Hasan Ali is the son of late Ashraf Ali of the identical space. Pranth graduated from North-South College. He at present works for a multinational American firm referred to as ULA.
When criticism of the incident unfold throughout the nation, Railway Minister Nurul Islam Sujan denied that they have been family of the three passengers and advised the media that the passengers touring on the prepare with out tickets weren’t my family. I’ve no relationship with them. Somebody could have tried to benefit from the minister’s identify. I’ve nothing to do with the incident. I’ve heard from the senior officers of the railways that the TTE has handled the passengers with out tickets very badly. In consequence, departmental motion has been taken in opposition to him.
Even then, when there was a storm of criticism over the incident throughout the nation, the Railway Minister went to the home of the three within the city of Ishwardi to test the assertion of the Railway Minister. Whenever you go there, the reality of kinship is proved.
Yasmin Akhter Nipa, the mom of the primary accused Pranthar, stated, “Final Thursday afternoon, my son went to return to Dhaka after Eid holidays to purchase a prepare ticket at Pranth Ishwardi railway station. However there aren’t any tickets. At the moment, the Railway Minister’s spouse Moni requested the stationmaster to offer them a ticket over the telephone. However the stationmaster couldn’t give the ticket as there was no ticket. Later, in response to the stationmaster and Monir, they bought on the prepare. At the moment, in response to Monir, the stationmaster additionally instructed the guard of the prepare to achieve them safely. Afterward the best way TTE bought into bother with them and demanded more money.
Pranthar’s mom claims that TTE handled them badly for refusing to pay additional. TTE as soon as stated, is the prepare your father? Then the boys say, I bought on the prepare at risk. Take your lease. Then TTE stated, you must pay lease from Khulna with tremendous. The boys replied, “We do not have that a lot cash.” You retain 300 rupees. However TTE didn’t pay attention and stated, if I do not pay, I’ll kick him out of the prepare. Then he began abusing them in vulgar language. Then they’re given tickets.
The accused household additionally talked to the railway minister after the incident. “When the minister denies us and speaks to the media, we’re scared,” stated Yasmin Akter Nipa. Later, the minister referred to as us greater than as soon as and warned us. Mentioned, Apa, I’ve to say what I’ve stated within the media. I work with folks. Individuals and family are all equal to me. You aren’t getting upset. In case your son is harmless, nothing will occur. But when your son is responsible, your son shall be punished and so will TTE.
He additionally stated that if the boy is discovered responsible, he shall be punished.
In the meantime, a three-member investigation committee has been shaped into the incident. A committee was shaped on Saturday (Might 8) to seek out out the actual reason behind the incident. Pakshi Divisional Railway Assistant Transport Officer (ATO) Sajedul Islam has been made Chief and Assistant Government Engineer (AIN) Shipon Ali and Assistant Commandant of Railway Safety Pressure (ACRNB) Abu Hena Mostafa Kamal. They’ve been directed to submit the investigation report inside the subsequent two working days.
The inquiry committee will query the sacked prepare’s Ticket Examiner (TTE) Shafiqul Islam and three passengers recognized as family of the Railway Minister. In the meantime, Shafiqul Islam, who was suspended on Sunday, has been summoned to the West Pakshi Divisional Railway Workplace.