An arrested accused of the murder of Rajshahi University (RU) Professor Dr Rezaul Karim Siddique died of anemia at Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital (RMCH) early Thursday.
The accused, Hafizur Rahman, a student of the Public Administration department of the university, was general secretary of no 19 ward unit of Islami Chhatra Shibir.
Shafiqul Islam, superintendent of Rajshahi Central Jail, said Hafizur died of anemia at the hospital around 4:45am.
Earlier, Hafizur Rahman was admitted to RMCH on May 17.
The body will be handed over to his family members after autopsy.