A journalist was killed as a bus knocked down his motorcycle at Nadda area in the capital on Wednesday.
The deceased was identified as Gopal Sutradhar, 35, was a Video Editor at Ekattor TV, son of Chaitanna Sutradhar, hailed from Tangail district.Police said Gopal Sutradhar was hit by a bus of Victor Classic transport from behind while passing through Nadda area on his motorcycle at about 5:30pm. Gopal fell from the motorcycle and crushed by the wheel of the bus and seriously injured.
Locals rescued him and taken to National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation (NITOR), where duty doctor declared him dead.
Police seized the killer bus.
The body was sent to Dhaka Medical College Hospital for autopsy.