An under-trial prisoner was declared dead after being brought to Dhaka Medical College Hospital here on Saturday.
The deceased was identified as Md. Jahangir Mir (45).
Sources at the DMCH said he was brought to the DMCH at around 2:10pm from Keraniganj Central jail as he felt serious illness. On-duty doctor declared him dead right after his arrival in the emergency de-partment of the hospital, said DMCH police camp in-charge Inspector Bachchu Mia.
He said the body has been kept at the hospital morgue for post-mortem.
According to prison guard sources, he was a prisoner in a case at the Airport police station. However, he could not divulge further details of the case.
Son of Abdul Hashem Mir, Jahangir hailed from Jazira Upazila in Shariatpur District.