A six-year-old boy was killed after a speeding bus hit him in front of Samad Market in Jatrabari area of the capital on Wednesday afternoon.
The deceased was identified as Md Milon, son of Md Kayum Mia, resident of Balasi Ghat village in Sadar upazila of Gaibandha.Md Saddam, a cousin of Milon, said a bus of Turag Paribahan hit the child at the area at around 2:00pm, leaving his critically injured.
Later, locals brought him to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) where duty doctor declared him dead.
Mazharul Islam, officer-in-charge (OC) of Jatrabari Police Station, said they have arrested the killer driver sezide the bus.
The body has been kept in DMCH morgue for autopsy, he said.