Mirror Desk : Rajib Hossain, the student who lost his right arm to a race between two buses in Dhaka, has died.
He was put on life support when he began having breathing difficulty at the hospital’s intensive care unit on Apr 10. He also appeared less ‘conscious’ of his surroundings than he was before.
Dr Shamsuzzaman, the chief of the medical board formed for his care, said at the time, “This happens in the case of a head injury.”
Besides losing his right arm from the elbow, Rajib had broken bones in the front and back of the head in the accident.
His aunt Jahanara Begum told Reporter the doctors declared him dead around 1:45am on Tuesday.
She said they wanted to take the body to Patuakhali, from where Rajib hailed.
The undergraduate student’s arm was crushed between the two buses due to the reckless driving of the drivers of BTRC and Swajan Paribahan.
Rajib was first admitted to Panthapath’s Samorita Hospital and then transferred to DMCH.
Health Minister Mohammad Nasim visits injured Titumir College student Rajib Hossain, who lost an arm in a bus crash, at Dhaka Medical College Hospital or DMCH on Thursday.
The High Court earlier ordered the BRTC and Swajan Paribahan to pick the bill for Rajib’s treatment, and asked why they should not pay him Tk 10 million in damages.
Rajib lost his parents a few years ago. His two younger brothers are studying at a madrasa in Jatrabarhi.
He also lived in Jatrabarhi and worked at a computer shop.