Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) have detained the helper of the bus responsible for the road accident, which left a SSC candidate dead in the city’s Rampura area on Monday night.
The arrestee was identified as Chan Mia.
Mainuddin, a candidate in the ongoing SSC exams and student of Ekramunnesa School and College, was killed as a bus ran over him at around 10:45 pm in the Rampura Bazar area near Better Life Hospital.
Mainuddin’s death triggered agitation on the street and led to eight buses being put on fire.
Azizul Haque, a witness, said that the student got off a bus at Rampura Bazar area when a speeding Green Anabil came from behind and ran over him, leaving him dead on the spot.
Motijheel Divison Deputy Commissioner of Police Abdul Ahad told reporters that the bus was seized and its driver arrested.