No change in Khadiza's condition: Physicians

No change in Khadiza’s condition: Physicians


Dhaka: The condition of college girl Khadiza Akter Nargis, who was injured critically in a knife attack allegedly by a BCL leader in Sylhet, remained unchanged as she was still on life support at Square Hospitals Ltd in the city on Wednesday, said physicians. UNB News Agency Reported.
“We can’t say anything until 72 hours expire …Khadiza is on a 72-hour medical observation. Her condition remains unchanged but we’re hopeful of improvement,” Dr Mirza Nazimuddin, a consultant at Critical Care Medicine of Square Hospitals Ltd, told reporters at the hospital on Wednesday.
Replying to a query whether Khadiza will be taken abroad for better treatment, the physician said, “In this condition it’s not possible to take her abroad.”
Meanwhile, Health Minister Mohammad Nasim said the government will bear all the expenses for the treatment of the college girl.
Replying to a query at MAG Osmani International Airport in Sylhet around 1 pm, he said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has directed him to do everything possible in this regard.
Terming the incident tragic, he said the harsher punishment will be meted out to the culprit.
The minister went to Sylhet to visit South Surma Health Complex.
Khadiza, 23, a Degree 2nd year student of Sylhet Govt Women’s College, was stabbed allegedly by Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) unit BCL leader Badrul Alam on her way home from MC College after appearing at examination following the refusal of his proposal for having an affair with him.
Hearing the victim’s screams, locals rescued Khadiza and caught Badrul from the spot and handed him over to police after giving him a good thrashing.
Khadiza was taken to Sylhet Osmani Medical College Hospital from where she was moved to Dhaka around 12.10 am on Tuesday as her condition deteriorated.
Badrul was also admitted to Sylhet Osmani Medical College Hospital in police custody.
Meanwhile, the SUST authorities suspended Badrul Alam for attacking Khadiza.


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