Woman dies in police custody in capital

Staff Correspondent

26 February, 2020 12:00 AM printer

A woman died in police custody at Mohammadpur in the capital early Tuesday.

The deceased was identified as Kolpona Begum alias Josna, 30.

Additional Deputy Commissioner of Tejgaon Crime Division of DMP Md Wahiduzzaman said Josna was taken to Mohammadpur Police Station on Monday.

“Police arrested Josna along with three others from a house from Mohammadpur for their alleged involvement in ‘antisocial activities,” he said.     Page 2 Col 4

Woman dies in police custody "They were kept at the police station. At around 3.00am, Josna felt sick. And, she was taken to Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital.

“Later, she was shifted to National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases where she breathed her last,” the official said.

The body was sent to Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsy.