Mahbubur Rahman dies in Kashimpur jail

Staff Correspondent
16 October 2020, Fri
Published: 01:15

Mahbubur Rahman dies in Kashimpur jail

A death-row war crimes convict, Mahbubur Rahman (72) died at Kashimpur High-Security Jail in Gazipur on Friday morning.

Senior jail superintendent Shafiqul Islam confirmed this news to media.

The deceased was identified as Mahbubur Rahman, son of late Abdul Wadud, hailing from Mirzapur of Tangai.

Mahbubur was taken to Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Medical College Hospital in Gazipur as he fell ill at Kashimpur High-security Central Jail early in the morning. However, doctors of the hospital declared him dead after examination, he said.

On June 27, 2019, the war crimes tribunal handed the death penalty to Mahbubur Rahman for the murder of Tangail philanthropist Ranada Prasad Saha, his son and 58 others during the Liberation War.

Mahbubur and his brother Abdul Mannan were members of the Razakar force.