A case has been filed against expelled Dhaka University teacher Azhar Zafar Shah in connection with the death of a woman who was hit by his car and then dragged on the university campus on Friday.
The case under the Road Transport Act was filed with the Shahbagh police station early Saturday, officer in-charge Noor Mohammad told UNB.
Zakir Hossain, brother of the deceased Rubina Akter, 45, filed the case, he said.
Kamrunnahar, sub-Inspector of Shahbagh police station, said accused Zafar Shah is undergoing treatment at Dhaka Medical College Hospital under police custody as he was thrashed by an agitated mob after the accident.
Zafar Shah's car had struck the motorcycle Rubina Akter was on around 3pm Friday at Shahbagh. Then he dragged her along the road up to the Nilkhet intersection as her clothes got entangled with the tyre after falling from the bike.
Rubina's body was handed over to her family Saturday afternoon after postmortem at DMCH.
As her body was taken to her residence at the city's Tejkunipara area, her 13-year-old son Rehan, other family members and neighbours broke down into tears.
Her family members said she will be buried at the Azimpur graveyard.
Rubina was a housewife whose husband passed away two years ago.
Rubina's brother-in-law Nurul Amin told UNB that he was taking Rubina to her sister's house in Hazaribagh from Tejgaon on motorcycle.
"When we reached in front of Shahbagh museum, the car hit us from behind and dragged her up to the Nilkhet intersection from Shahbagh," he said.
"I was shouting from behind to stop the car but the driver did not hear me," he added.
Later, police came and took severely injured Rubina and Zafar Shah to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where she was pronounced dead.