Bhopal: An infant was today run over by the vehicle of a BJP MLA under Bairagarh police station area here, police said.
The infant Jitendra Surendra Padwar, aged 14 months, died on the spot after coming under the wheels of the SUV of BJP MLA from Huzur Assembly constituency, Jitendra Daga, they said.
Daga was not in the vehicle when the incident occurred, police said adding that the SUV driver Nikash has been arrested.
Nikash, along with one other employee of Daga, had gone to a slum in Jat area for some work when the accident took place, police said.
A case has been registered against Nikash under relevant sections of the IPC, they said adding that the vehicle has been impounded.
Further investigations are on.