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Arm losing Rajib dies 

Senior Correspondent |
Update: 2018-04-17 12:29:15 AM
Arm losing Rajib dies 

Dhaka: Titumir College student Rajib Hossain, who lost an arm in an accident between two buses in the city, succumbed to his injuries at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) early Tuesday. 

He was under going treatment in DMCH.

Rajib’s maternal uncle Jahidul Islam told media that he breathed his last after Monday midnight.

Sub-Inspector Bachchu Mia at DMCH police camp also told that Rajib passed away early Tuesday. 

Rajib had been placed on life support for last seven days as he began experiencing difficulty while breathing at the ICU around 4am on April 10 (Tuesday).

Rajib, a third-year student of Government Titumir College, lost his right hand after it got stuck between two speeding buses trying to overtake each other in the capital's Bangla Motor area on April 3.

Soon after the accident, he was taken to Samorita Hospital in Panthapath and later shifted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH).

On April 4, police arrested two bus drivers.

On April 5, a Dhaka court placed drivers of two buses of BRTC and Sajan Paribahan on a two-day remand in connection with the incident in which Rajib Hossain lost one of his hands.  

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Abdullah Al Masud passed the order after Sub-inspector of Shahbagh Police Station Aftab Ali produced BRTC bus driver Wahid Ali, 35, and Sajan Paribahan Khorshed, 50, seeking three-day remand for each.

The High Court has already asked the bus owners to bear all the treatment cost of Rajib.

BDST: 1025 HRS, APR 17, 2018

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