Rajshahi Medical College Hospital morgue physician Enamul Hoque said: “There was a serious injury on the right side of Lipu's head and two ribs have been found broken. Besides, the body bore many injury marks on the right hand and both legs. The head injury is the cause of his death.”
The RMCH physician made the statement on Thursday afternoon.
In the evening, a murder case was launched at Motihar police station over Lipu's death.
Motihar police station Officer-in-Charge Humayun Kabir confirmed the matter to the Dhaka Tribune, saying Lipu's uncle Bashir Molla filed the case against some unknown people.
The OC also said: “We have raided the nearby rooms of where Lipu stayed, but we could not recover his cell phone. Two students have been picked up for questioning in this regard.”
Earlier in the afternoon, Bashir received the corpse following the end of the post mortem. Lipu, 22, was from Mukimpur village in Harinakundu upazila of Jhenaidah district. His father Badar Mollah is a trucker.
Lipu's blood-stained body was found in a drain behind the Abdul Latif Hall of Rajshahi University around 8am on October 20.
He was living in room 253 in the hall. He was a second year student of the Mass Communication and Journalism department.