An accused in the murder case named Bajlal Patikar (62) died in Chandpur District Jail. His death was confirmed when he was brought to Chandpur Government General Hospital on Sunday morning.
Bajlal Patikor is the son of Rakhal Chandra Patikor of village Karaiya of Kachua upazila of Chandpur.
Muhammad Munir Hossain of Chandpur District Jail said that on December 28, he was brought to jail in a murder case. He was suffering from various diseases before. When he fell ill in the morning, the prison health assistant sent him to Chandpur Government General Hospital after first aid. When taken there, the doctor on duty. Omar Farooq Sabuj declared dead.
Chandpur District Administration Executive Magistrate ARM Zahid Hasan said, ‘I came to Chandpur Government General Hospital and observed the dead body on the ground. It is initially believed to be a natural death. The body will be handed over to the family after the legal process.