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Under-trial prisoner dies at Kurigram hospital

June 05, 2023 00:00:00

KURIGRAM, June 04 (UNB): An under-trial prisoner of Kurigram district jail died at General Hospital on Saturday.

The deceased was Md. Ekramul Hossain Ershad, 35, son of Showkat Ali of Kamat Angari area of Bhurungamari upazila of Kurigram.

Family members alleged that police arrested Ekramul on charge of drug peddling on Wednesday afternoon.

Although no drug was found in his possession, police sent him to jail through a court on Thursday morning after showing him arrested under Section 151.

When he fell sick in the jail on Saturday, he was admitted to Kurigram General Hospital from the district jail.

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