A prisoner died of his physical ailment at Narayanganj general hospital on Saturday in the small hours.
The slain prisoner was identified as Shakil Ahmed, 36, son of Saiful Islam of Pabna district who was detained in jail in a robbery case of Fatulla model police station since January 25.
Narayanganj jail superintendent Modammad Mokammel Hossain told the media that the prisoner Shakil was sent to jail by the court in a robbery case on January 25 along with medical treatment slip to him torture.
Jail super added that the prisoner Shakil was returned from hospital concluded two days treatment on Friday night.
But after a few hours he felt sick and he was sent to Narayanganj general hospital where on duty physician declared him dead.
Inspector (investigation) Mohammad Mohsin said that Shakil was captured by the people during robbery and was also mob bitten mercilessly on January 24. On information police rushed to the spot and after rescuing him given proper treatment was produced before the court in a robbery case. Shakil was also wanted in a murder case of Atghoria police station in Pabna district.
Officer in charge of Fatulla model thana, Mohammad Rezaul Haq said that the accused Shakil was not in police custody before producing to the court as he was severe injured by the torture of the people.