An inmate named Jamal Mia (35) died while undergoing treatment at Dhaka Medical College (DMH) Hospital. Jamal Miah is the son of deceased Ismail Miah of village Srinagar of Raipura police station of Narsingdi.
The prisoner was sent from Dhaka Central Jail (Keraniganj) to Dhaka Medical College Hospital for treatment on Saturday morning. Later this evening he died while undergoing treatment in the medicine ward.
Shihab, the prison guard who brought him to the hospital, said that the prisoner Jamal Miah suddenly fell ill in the prison this morning. Later, on the instructions of the prison authorities, some prison guards took him to the emergency department of Dhaka Medical, and the doctor in charge admitted him to the medicine ward. He died this evening while undergoing treatment there.
He also said that the prisoner was the accused in the murder case of Raipur police station. He was sent to Dhaka Central Jail from Narsingdi District Jail on January 4 for better treatment.
DMK Hospital police camp in-charge Md. Bachchu Mia confirmed the death of prisoner Jamal Mia by quoting the doctor and said that the body has been kept in the morgue of Dhaka Medical College Hospital for post-mortem. A post mortem report will be prepared on Sunday in the presence of an executive magistrate. After post-mortem, the body will be handed over to the family after formalities.