A Dhaka University (DU) student was run over by a bus in a road accident near the Hazrat Shahjalal Airport roundabout on Tuesday afternoon.
The student was Billal Hossain, 25, a master’s student of sociology and resident of the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Hall. One of his relatives, Mizanur Rahman, was also seriously injured in the accident.
According to local people and the police, the accident took place as a bus of the Turag Paribahan hit them when they were crossing the road at about 3:00pm yesterday. Both were critically injured.
Both of them were taken to nearby Uttara Women’s Medical College where Billal died from his injuries about 5:00pm.
Mizanur Rahman was later shifted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital as his condition deteriorated, the police said. He was reported to be in a critical condition. Billal was a resident of Lakkhipur. The university proctor, KM Saiful Islam, said
Billal’s elder brother had come to receive the body.
The driver was arrested and the police seized the bus and
Students of DU vowed to bring out peaceful processions. In this regard more police force was deployed in the campus.