A Dhaka court on Monday granted bail to eight people including seven doctors on their surrender before it in a case filed in connection with death of a Dhaka University student at Central Hospital due to “wrong treatment”.
Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Court Judge Khurshid Alam granted the bail after the accused had surrendered to the court in the morning, UNB reports.
Hospital director MA Kashem was also freed on bail on Friday in this regard.
Earlier on Thursday afternoon, Afia Jahan Chaity, 20, a first year student of the DU Zoology Department, died at the Central Hospital in the capital as she was given wrong treatment here.
Chaity, hailing from Chapainawabganj district, was admitted to the hospital on Wednesday last as she fell sick and later she was diagnosed with cancer. However, it was mentioned on the release slip that Chaity died of dengue fever.
As the death news spread, some 150-200 students protested the incident and vandalised several rooms of the hospital.
On information, police rushed to the infirmary, brought the situation under control and took MA Kashem to Dhanmondi Model Thana to ensure his security.
Later, DU authorities filed a case with the police station against the hospital authorities in connection with the death of Chaity.The hospital director was shown arrested in the case.