CHATTOGRAM: Freedom fighter Mohammad Sahabuddin, commander of Bangladesh Muktijoddha Sangsad Chattogram district unit, died from post Covid-19 complexities while undergoing treatment in Delta Hospital in the city on Friday. He was 70.
The Freedom Fighter left behind his wife, a son, three daughters and a host of relatives and well-wishers to mourn his death.His son-in-law and Albion Group Chairman Raisul Uddin Saikat said the Freedom Fighter was admitted to the hospital after tested positive for Covid-19 on March 28.
Later, he was brought home from the hospital after tested Covid-19 negative on April 15, said Raisul.
He was readmitted to Delta Hospital as his oxygen saturation level began to fall and shifted to intensive care unit (ICU) of the hospital on Friday morning, Raisul added.
The Muktijoddha Commander was buried following his two namaz-e-janazas with state honour at his family graveyard at Moliaish under Mirsarai upazila in the district.
Different organisations and individuals including veteran politician and Lawmaker Engineer Mosharraf Hossain, Chattogram City Corporation Mayor M Rezaul Karim Chowdhury, Bangladesh Muktijoddha Sangsad, Sector Commanders Forum and Chittagong Union of Journalists (CUJ) expressed profound shock at the death of Sahabuddin.