A handset trader was shot to death in a bus in Fatullah of Sadar upazila on Monday night, agencies report. The deceased was identified as Nurul Islam, 40. The victim, who owned a mobile set shop in Fatullah Shibu Market area, used to reside in the capital. Hospital sources said Nurul was returning to his residence in the capital from his shop by an ‘Utsab Paribahan’ bus. A group of miscreants got into the bus after it stopped at Mahmudpur on Narayanganj-Dhaka Link Road around 10:15pm to pick passengers. The hoodlums soon opened fire on the trader and fled the scene hurriedly. Other passengers of the bus took him to Narayanganj Hospital where doctors declared him dead. The reason behind the murder could not be known yet.