Drug addict youth dies in ‘police custody’ in city

Sun Online Desk

30th September, 2020 01:53:52 printer

Drug addict youth dies in ‘police custody’ in city

A drug addicted youth died in custody of Paltan Police Station on Tuesday night.

The deceased was identified as Masud Rana, 30.

Md Walid Hossain, deputy commissioner (Media) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police said, a team of law enforcers arrested Masud with 300 Yaba pills from Gulistan area on Tuesday afternoon and later he was brought to the police Station.

He said that Masud got excited and fell sick during investigation at the police station for not being able to take drugs and later he was taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) where doctors declared him dead at night.

However, the family members claimed that Masud was tortured to death.