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War criminal Mahbubur Rahman dies at Kashimpur jail

War criminal Mahbubur Rahman, sentenced to death for crimes against humanity during the Liberation War, died at the Kashimpur High Security Central Jail in Gazipur on Friday morning.

The 72-year-old, hailing from Rainhati area of Tangail, was sick for the last few days.

As his condition deteriorated early in the morning, he was taken to Gazipur Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Medical College Hospital where doctors pronounced him dead, said Shafiqul Islam Khan, senior superintendent of the jail.

On June 27 last year, the war crimes tribunal sentenced him to death for the murder of Tangail philanthropist Ranada Prasad Saha, his son and 58 others during the Liberation War.

Source: United News of Bangladesh