A member of Border Guard Bangladesh has been killed by a passenger bus near the Aeroplane crossing at Dhaka's Bijoy Sarani under Tejgaon thana on Saturday morning.
The dead was identified as Lance Naik Rupan, 45. He was working as a motor mechanic at BGB Headquarters.
Tejgaon police station Sub-Inspector Shahjahan confirmed the matter to the Bangla Tribune.
He said a Bihanga Paribahan bus coming from Mirpur hit Rupan's motorbike at Bijoy Sarani crossing, leaving him critically injured.
He was later rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital around 8am but the duty doctor declared him dead upon arrival, he added.
Shahjahan further said the bus was seized after the accident, however, the driver managed to flee.
The identity of Rupan was confirmed from his official card found in his pocket.
This article was first published in Bangla Tribune