Dr Rakib succumbed to his injuries while being treated at the Intensive Care Unit
A physician, who was injured in a scuffle with a patient’s relatives at a private hospital, died on Tuesday evening while being treated at Shaheed Sheikh Abu Naser Specialised Hospital in Khulna.
The deceased Dr Abdur Rakib Khan, 59, was the director of Raisa Clinic and Diagnostic Centre in Khulna and principal of Bagerhat Medical Assistants' Training School.
On Monday night, a pregnant woman died after giving birth to a baby at the clinic, leading her relatives to bring up allegations of wrong treatment and later to the scuffle, said Saiful Islam, younger brother of Dr Rakib.
Saiful claimed that some relatives of the patients carried out an attack on his brother at the clinic at 8:50pm on Monday, leaving him injured critically.
He was immediately taken to Gazi Medical College and Hospital and later was shifted to Shaheed Sheikh Abu Naser Specialised Hospital.
Dr Rakib succumbed to his injuries while being treated at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the hospital around 6:30pm on Tuesday.