Case filed over death of actress Asha

Cultural Correspondent | Published: 17:59, Jan 06,2021 | Updated: 22:47, Jan 06,2021


Asha Chowdhury

A murder case was filed with Darus Salam police station on Tuesday under Road Transport Act 2018 in connection with the death of small screen actress Asha Chowdhury.

The police station officer-in-charge, investigation, Mohammad Dulal Hossain confirmed the matter to New Age.

‘Asha’s father filed the case against bike driver Shamim as prime accused along with the lorry driver at about 10:00pm,’ said Dulal.

Asha died in a road accident on Monday in Mirpur area. She was hit by a speedy lorry from behind while travelling on a motorbike. Asha died on the spot.

Asha lived in Rupnagar residential area in Mirpur in the capital. Her namaz-e-janaza was held at Kalsi Graveyard Masjid.

Asha was an actress enlisted in Bangladesh Television and also a 3rd-year student of the department of physiotherapy at the State College of Health Sciences.

She regularly played supporting roles in teleplays, telefilms and drama series.

She recently participated in the shooting for a teleplay, The Revenge, directed by Roman Runi.

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