19th December 2017, Diyun: A Di pick-up truck ran over a 7 year old Chakma boy in a tragic accident at Jyotsnapur, Diyun at around 10:30 AM near the Anganwadi Centre.
The deceased is identified as Sukra Kumar Chakma, son of Anadi Ranjan Chakma of Aranyapur village. At the time of the accident, the deceased along with his brother were coming back from Temple.
The tragic accident reportedly took place when the driver of the Di pick-up truck was reversing the vehicle and did not notice the boy at the rear. It was only when people shouted that the driver realized about the accident. The boy was later brought to the Diyun Community Health Centre where he breathe his last.
The Di pick-up truck bearing registration No. AS 23 BC 7636 had come to Jyotsnapur fully loaded with paddy when the unfortunate accident took place.
An FIR has been filed against the driver at Diyun Police Station but it is yet not known under which provision of law the driver would be booked.
The incident has triggered outrage among the locals at Diyun and many people are reportedly at Diyun PS demanding justice for the deceased and his family.
The Chakma Community Based Organizations must come forward to help the family of the deceased to get justice which had denied us time and again.