An inmate named Samsu Mia, who was sentenced to life in a murder case, died in Kashimpur Central Jail Part-II of Gazipur. Jail authorities said that he died on Thursday morning due to illness.
Deceased Samsu Mia is the son of Zafar Ali of Senpara area of Kaliganj upazila.
The senior jail superintendent of the prison. Amirul Islam said that in 2003, Samsur was sentenced to life in a murder case at Kaliganj police station. When he fell ill in jail early this morning, he was quickly sent to Gazipur Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Medical College Hospital. He died there at around 6:30 a.m. while undergoing treatment.
Samsu Mia was transferred to Kashimpur Jail in 2006 after his arrest. Amirul Islam also said that his body will be handed over to the relatives of the deceased after the legal process.