Dhaka Medical College (Dhamek) under treatment Sheikh Md. Ukil Uddin (72), a prisoner accused of crimes against humanity, died. He died at ward number 601 of Dhamek Hospital at around 2.30 am on Wednesday.
Al Amin, the prison guard who brought Ukil Uddin to the hospital, said that the prisoner Ukil Uddin suddenly fell ill last Friday afternoon. Later, on the instructions of the prison authorities, some prison guards along with him took him to Dhaka Medical.
Al Amin said, “Attorney Uddin died while under treatment.”
DMK Hospital police camp in charge. Bachchu Mia said, ‘The post-mortem of the dead body will be completed after the final report of the prisoner’s lawyer Uddin in the presence of an executive magistrate. The body will be handed over to the family members after the formalities.