An accused in the BDR mutiny case died at Dhaka Medical College and Hospital on Tuesday, police said. The deceased was identified as Md. Abed Ali, 57, son of late Masir Uddin. He was an accused in a case over 2009 BDR mutiny and an inmate of Dhaka Central Jail. Read: BDR mutiny accused who was in Dhaka Central Jail dies He was taken to DMCH on June 7 from jail after he fell sick and died in the medicine ward of the hospital at around 10:08am on Tuesday. DMCH police outpost In-Charge Inspector Md Bacchu Miah said the body was kept at the hospital morgue for autopsy. Also Read: Convict in BDR mutiny case dies at Kashimpur Jail Seventy-four people, including 57 army officials, were killed in the mutiny in the capital's Pilkhana headquarters of the erstwhile Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) on February 25 and 26 in 2009. A total of 58 cases, including one for murder and looting and the rest for mutiny, were filed in connection with the incident. Also Read: Death row convict in BDR mutiny case dies at DMCH Some 152 people were sentenced to death and 423 others to different jail terms in the case. Besides, 277 accused were acquitted.
A student of Jagannath University, who sustained burn injuries in a gas pipeline explosion at Dhupkhola Bazar in Gandaria area of Dhaka city on Monday, died at Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery early Saturday. The deceased was identified as Mehedi Hasan Shaon, 22, son of Abdul Latif from Sadar upazila in Natore district. With 30% burn injuries, Shaon was undergoing treatment at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery, where he succumbed to his injuries around 6:15 am today, said Inspector Bachhu Mia, in-charge of Dhaka Medical College and Hospital police camp. Earlier, on Monday, at least nine people sustained burn injuries in a gas pipeline explosion in Dhupkhola Bazar area. Also read: 2 women among 9 burnt in gas line explosion in Dhaka The injured were Md Sohel, 42, Mehedi Hasan Shaon, 22, Ali Hossain, 52, Rashed Miah, 32, Sahara Begum, 65, Abdur Rahim, 50, Mim Akter, 22, Alif, 22, Mizanur Rahman, 32. Of them, Abdur Rahim and Shaon received around 40 and 30 percent burns, respectively. All the injured were admitted to Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery and Burn Unit. According to a statement of Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Limited, a contractor of WASA was setting up pipes for water supply in the area on Monday morning. The explosion occurred in the morning when the gas pipelines were damaged during digging by the WASA contractor, it said. Responding to the call, an emergency team from Titas Gas rushed to the spot and fixed the issue, it read.
A BNP activist who was injured in a road accident in front of the party's central office in Naya Paltan of the capital died while undergoing treatment at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) on Friday. The deceased was identified as Anita Biswas,55, wife of Amullya Biswas, a resident of the Golapbagh area of Dhaka. Victim's son Tapos Biswas said his mother went in front of the party office to participate in the BNP programme around 2:30pm on February 18. At that time, she was seriously injured after being hit by a CNG. Later she was first treated at a private hospital in the capital. When her physical condition deteriorated, she was admitted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Thursday morning where she succumbed to her injuries at 10:10 am on Friday. The body has been kept in the hospital morgue for post-mortem, said Inspector Bachchu Mia, in-charge of Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) police outpost. A case was filed at Paltan police station in this regard, Bachchu Mia added.
A 51-year-old convict died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) Friday morning, police said. Md Iqbal, an inmate of Dhaka Central Jail in Keraniganj, was rushed to the emergency department of the DMCH after he fell sick in the prison early morning. Details about the convict could not immediately be known, Md Bachhu Miah, in-charge of DMCH Police Outpost, said. "Prison guard Md Shakil Khan brought him to the hospital." Iqbal was declared dead around 9am, he added. "The body has been kept at the hospital morgue for autopsy and will be handed over to Iqbal's family after the completion of legal procedures," Bachhu said.
Moslem Uddin Ahmed, a valiant freedom fighter and Awami League MP from Chittagong-8 constituency, died at a hospital in the capital early Monday. He was 75. Moslem Uddin , also president of Chittagong South Awami League, breathed his last at Evercare Hospital around 12:30 am. He left behind wife, four daughters and a host of relatives and well-wishers to mourn his death. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of the ruling party lawmaker. In a condolence message, the prime minister said that "Bangladesh Awami League has lost a dedicated leader in the death of Moslem Uddin." The AL MP had been suffering from cancer for the past two years. After the death of former Chittagong-8 Constituency MP and Jasad leader Moinuddin Khan Badal, he was elected MP of Awami League on January 13, 2020 in the vacant seat. Read more: PM mourns death of AL lawmaker Moslem Uddin Ahmad Bangladesh Awami League relief and social welfare secretary Aminul Islam Amin, Chittagong Metropolitan Awami League acting president Mahtab Uddin Chowdhury and general secretary, also former mayor of Chittagong City Corporation AJM Nashir Uddin, Chittagong north Awami League president MA Salam and general secretary Ataur Rahman, Chittagong south district Awami League General Secretary Mofizur Rahman expressed deep shock at the death of the MP. He was elected Vice President of Government Commerce College in 1969 and participated in the Great Liberation War responding to the call of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. From 1970 to 1982, he performed various important duties in Chittagong city and district Chhatra League. He served as General Secretary of Chittagong South District Awami League from 2005 to 2013 and President of Chittagong South District Awami League from 2013 until his death.
A suspected thief apparently died after jumping into a pond in Chattogram while he was trying to escape from the Detective Branch (DB) of Chattogram police on Friday morning. But police claimed that the thief died of a heart attack in his own residence after noticing the law enforcement team. However his body was recovered from the pond later in the morning. The deceased was identified as Nasir Uddin, 55, son of late Bazal Ahmed, a resident of Pashcim Sahid Nagar area of Bayezid Bostami Thana. Read more: Chattogram University fine arts students asked to leave campus due to 'renovation work' According to district police information, Nasir was accused of cattle theft at Fatikchari Police Station. Another accused who was arrested in this case mentioned Nasir’s name in his confessional statement. Following the statement, the Detective Branch of Chattogram police conducted an operation to arrest him last night. Abu Taiyab Md. Arif, Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) of Chattogram district special branch and spokesman of Police Super Office, said when the DB team went to Nasir's house, the family members closed the door of the house and gathered hundreds of people, who started throwing stones at police. At the time of the incident, the accused Nasir died of a cardiac accident in his house. On the other hand, the locals said that when the police tried to break the door of Nasir's house during the operation, Nasir escaped through the window and jumped into the pond. Ferdous Jahan, Officer in Charge of Bayezid Bostami Police Station, We have not received any complaint from Nasir's family yet. His body was sent to Chittagong Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsy.
An elderly woman died who suffered from burn injuries while trying to stay warm by igniting bonfires in Sirajganj.Five days after the incident, Jahura Begum, 71, died while receiving treatment at the Sirajganj 250 Bed Bongamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib General Hospital.Md. Humayun Kabir, officer-in-charge of Sirajganj Sadar police station, confirmed the incident occurred on Monday, 9 January, while the victim was warming herself by lighting a fire. Also read: Gopalganj woman who ‘set on fire by brother-in-law’ diesHer family rescued and rushed her to the hospital in serious condition.The dead body of the deceased was handed over to the family as no complaint was filed, he said.A case has been filed in this regard at the police station, he added.
A prisoner who fell sick at Kashimpur Jail of Gazipur died at Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Medical College Hospital in the early hours of Monday. The deceased was Md Nehal Uddin, 65, son of Kanu Mia of Bagchapair village of Kaliakoir upazila of the district. He had been in Kashimpur Jail since November, 2022. Nehal Uddin was arrested in a case filed against him under the Women and Children Repression Prevention Act at Kaliakoir police station, said Amirul Islam, jail superintendent of Kashimpur Central Jail Part-2. Also Read: 2 prisoners die at Chattogram jail “He suddenly felt sick at Kashimpur Central Jail Part-1 unit around 11:30 pm on Sunday. First, he was taken to the jail hospital and later sent to Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Medical College Hospital for better treatment. A doctor of the hospital declared him dead around 2:30 am on Monday,” said Amirul Islam. He said the body will be handed over to the relatives of the deceased after completion of the legal procedure.
A nurse died after falling off the rooftop of a four storeyed building in Sabujbagh area in the capital Saturday. The deceased was Ataul Karim Apu,50, a nursing staff of Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH), said Firoza Parvin, a senior staff nurse of DMCH. Apu slipped on the wet floor and fell down around 6:30 am when he went to the rooftop of his house for physical exercise . Also read: Falling crane kills BRT project worker in Gazipur He was rescued by neighbours and taken to DMCH in a critical condition where doctors announced him dead around 9 am, said inspector Bacchu Mia, in-charge of DMCH police outpost. The body has been sent for an autopsy. Also read: ‘Thief’ dies after falling off building in city
A technician was electrocuted to death while repairing the intercom system of the social welfare ministry at the secretariat in Dhaka Wednesday. Mujahid Uddin, 45, was from Narayanganj. His co-worker Moniruzzaman Rony said they went to the secretariat to fix the intercom system of the ministry. The 45-year-old was electrocuted while working on a ladder in a corridor on the second floor of building No. 6. Read: College student electrocuted, another injured in Sherpur He was declared dead after being rushed to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) at 5:30pm in a critical condition, Inspector Bachchu Mia, in-charge of the DMCH Police Outpost, said. The body was kept at the hospital morgue for autopsy, he added.