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

  • DU Correspondent
  • 2nd December, 2022 07:06:17 PM
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Woman dies after being hit, pulled 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 afternoon.

The deceased was identified as Rubina Akhter, 45.

She died while undergoing treatment at DMCH around 4:45pm, confirmed DMCH police outpost Inspector Bachchu Mia.

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.