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Convict in Hasina’s train attack case dies

Published: August 22, 2019 17:07:28 | Updated: August 22, 2019 18:07:41


A prisoner, who was sentenced to life term imprisonment in a case over the attack on a train carrying the then opposition leader Sheiksh Hasina in 1994, died at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital on Thursday.

The deceased was identified as Abdul Hakim, 60.

Munsur, in charge of the hospital’s prison cell, said Abdul Hakim died around 1:00pm at Ward No 32 of the hospital while undergoing treatment.

He was admitted to the hospital with cardiac problem on August 10, Munsur added.

Abdul was shifted to Rajshahi Central Jail from Pabna Jail with cardiac problem and was admitted to the hospital as his health condition deteriorated, reports UNB.

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