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Woman dies after being hit, dragged by car at DU campus

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Update: 2022-12-02 20:34:56
Woman dies after being hit, dragged by car at DU campus

A woman died at Dhaka Medical College and Hospital after being hit by a private car and dragged several hundred yards on Dhaka University campus Friday (December 2) afternoon.

The deceased was identified as Rubina Akhter, 45.

Confirming the incident, Noor Mohammad, officer-in-charge (OC) of Shahbagh police station said that Rubina Akhter died while undergoing treatment at DMCH around 4:30 pm.

According to eyewitnesses, a private car hit the woman near TSC area around 3:00pm and dragged her several hundred yards, leaving her critically injured. 

After noticing it, students and pedestrians chased and caught the driver near Nilkhet. The mob also beat the driver of the private car in the incident.

The driver was also sent to DMCH. The driver was identified as Azhar Zafar Shah, a former teacher of DU's International Relations Department.

BDST: 2034 HRS, DEC 02, 2022

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