A madrasa student was killed after being kicked by another child while playing football at Shilmandi Jame Mosque ground under the district town on Wednesday afternoon.
The deceased was identified as Nirob, 8, son of Ripon Mia of Shilmandi area of the town, and a class two student of Munshiganj Adarsha Madrasa near the circuit house area.
Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Munshiganj Sadar police station Abul Khair Fakir said police arrested the killer child Abdur Rahat Rohan, 10, son of Mokter Hossain and a class four student of Deobhog no. 2 Government Primary School from Shilmandi area.
OC further said on Wednesday at about 5pm, the deceased Nirob and his playmates were playing football. At one stage, Rohan kicked Nirob in his chest causing him to collapse on the ground. The other children immediately took him to Munshiganj General Hospital where on-duty doctor Shaibal Bosak declared Nirob dead.
After investigation, a case would be filed, the OC Abul Khair Fakir added.