Raudha's body to be exhumed for 2nd autopsy

Raudha’s body to be exhumed for 2nd autopsy


Dhaka – A court on Tuesday ordered that the body of Maldivian MBBS student Raudha Athif, who was found dead at a dormitory of Rajshahi Islami Bank Medical College Hospital on March 29, be exhumed for a fresh post-mortem. Mahbubur Rahman, judge of Rajshahi Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court-1, passed the order after the investigation officer assigned to the case Inspector (CID) Asmaul Hoque filed a petition seeking a court order to this effect.The court also asked the Deputy Commissioner of Rajshahi to take necessary steps in this regard and exhume the body in presence of Additional Deputy Commissioner and the investigation officer of the case.On March 29, police recovered the body of Raudha, a student of MBBS second year of Rajshahi Islami Bank Medical College Hospital, from a female hostel.The medical college authorities filed an unnatural death case with Shah Makhdum Police Station on that day.The following day, a three-member physician committee of Rajshahi Medical College Hospital conducted an autopsy on the body of Raudha and reported that the Maldivian student committed suicide.Later, two police officials of Maldives came to Bangladesh and investigated the case.On April 10, Raudha’s father Dr Mohammad Athif filed a murder case with a Rajshahi court against the victim’s coursemate Sirat Parveen Mahmud, 20, alleging that Raudha was strangled to death. Later, the case was transferred to Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on April 13.UNB news agency


Comments are closed.