Police arrested the driver responsible for the death of a schoolboy who died after being hit by a microbus in the capital's Tejgaon Industrial area on Sunday morning.
Ziaul Haque,50, was arrested from the Bishmail area of Ashulia on Monday morning, said a media statement.
Police also seized the microbus involved in the accident, it added.
Meanwhile, students of Government Science School and College today (September 12, 2022) blocked roads in Dhaka’s Farmgate area, demanding safe roads and protesting the death of their fellow student.
A number of students of the school took to the street around 11:50 am, in front of the Farmgate Police Box, demanding road safety, according to the UNB photographer.
They were shouting slogans such as, “We want Justice, why did our brother die?”
At one stage, the protesters brought out a procession from Bijoy Sarani which stopped in the Farmgate area.
Ali Hossain, 16, a class 10 student of Government Science School died when the vehicle hit him while he was crossing the road in front of Bangladesh Government Press in Tejgaon Industrial area on Sunday.