Tuesday, 27 September, 2022

Ex-major MA Malek dies

Retired major MA Malek Chowdhury passed away on Monday. He was 78, reports UNB.

Chowdhury, who had long been suffering from cardiac and old-age complications, breathed his last at 1235pm while undergoing treatment at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH), Dhaka, said Julhas Alam, his son-in-law and Bangladesh bureau chief of the Associated Press (AP).

He left behind his wife, three daughters and a host of relatives and well-wishers to mourn his death. Chowdhury was buried at Banani Military Graveyard. His namaz-e-janaza was held at Dhaka CMH Jam-e-Mosque after Asr prayers.