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War crimes accused, 2 other prisoners die in DMCH

  • Published at 12:20 am April 23rd, 2019
File photo of Dhaka Medical College Hospital
File photo of the entrance of Dhaka Medical College Hospital Dhaka Tribune

All three died on Sunday night, hospital sources said

Three prisoners, one of whom is accused of committing crimes against humanity in 1971 Liberation War, died while undergoing treatment in the Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) on Sunday night. 

The deceased are war crimes accused Md Jalal Uddin, 70, Md Jamirul Islam Manik, 35, and Md Sajib, 30. 

Jalal Uddin, imprisoned at the Dhaka Central Jail in Keraniganj in a war crimes case, fell ill and was brought into the hospital on Saturday, the central jail’s prison guard Robiul Islam told the Dhaka Tribune on Monday.

He was from Nimtoli village of the Mymensingh Kotwali area. 

Jamirul, imprisoned in the same jail in a case filed with the Kafrul police station in Dhaka, was admitted to the DMCH on April 17. 

He was from Chowdhurybhangapara village of the Hakimpur upazila, Dinajpur. 

The third prisoner, Sajib, who was accused in a number of narcotics cases and was also imprisoned in Dhaka Central Jail, was brought into the DMCH on April 17 as well. 

He was a Dhaka native, and was a resident of Gendaria area. 

Sub-Inspector Moshiur Rahman of the Shahbagh police station prepared the inquest reports on all three deaths on Monday, in the presence of Executive Magistrate Arun Krishan Pal.

The autopsy of all three bodies were done at the hospital morgue on Monday.