The RAB official was speaking at a press conference at the force’s media center in Dhaka on Thursday. He disclosed that they have so far arrested 10 people over the incident.

Khandaker Al Moin said Alamin had a license to drive only light vehicles. After receiving training on crane operation in 2016, he worked on two or three projects. Later, he joined the BRT project as crane operator in 2022.

On the other hand, Rakib joined the BRT project as crane helper three months back. He received no training on crane operation.

Both Alamin and Rakib fled the scene after the accident took place on Monday. Five passengers of the car lost their lives in the accident while two others sustained serious injuries.

RAB arrested 10 people, including the crane operator and his assistant, over the incident from Dhaka, Gazipur, Sirajganj, and Bagerhat.