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Bangladeshi man jailed for illegal stay in India dies in hospital

  • Published at 04:07 pm December 5th, 2017
Bangladeshi man jailed for illegal stay in India dies in hospital
A Bangladeshi national, who was arrested on May 5 for allegedly trespassing in India, died on Monday at a hospital in Agartala. Identified as Bijoy Chakma, the man from Khagrachhari district of Bangladesh died under mysterious circumstances, police said. Bijoy was kept at Raisyabari jail of Gandacherra sub-division in Tripura while his case set to be heard at a Gandachhera court. Bangladesh Assistant High Commissioner in Agartala Mohammad Shakhawat Hossain said: “We have been apprised of this matter by the Tripura government and as per protocol, are conveying this matter to Bangladesh’s Ministry of Home Affairs.” The inspector general of prisons of Tripura was unavailable for comments. Bijoy's body was later sent to Agartala’s GBP Hospital for autopsy.