The deceased identified as Moni Rani Paul (9), daughter of Nikunja Pual of Shimultola village.
Nalitabari police station OC (investigation) Sarowar Hossain confirmed the matter and said, “While crossing the road, Nalitabari to Nakugaon bound bus named ‘Rifat Paribahan’ ploughed on Moni Rani Paul. She died on the spot.”
“After getting the news, police reached the spot, recovered the child’s body, and seized the bus and taken into police custody,” he also said.
Police sent the body of Moni Rani to Sherpur district morgue for autopsy.