Detained war crimes accused and Jamaat-e-Islami nayeb-e-amir AKM Yusuf died at the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University hospital in Dhaka Sunday morning.
Dr. Abdul Majid, Director of BSMMU hospital, said Yusuf died of cardiac arrest after he fell sick and was brought to the hospital from Kashimpur jail in Gazipur at 11-00am.
Yusuf’s son-in-law Abdul Wahab, who is also a doctor, alleged that he died due to negligence of the authorities in his treatment.
The 87-year-old Yusuf had also been suffering from different old-age complications.
Yusuf, was charged with 13 counts of crimes against humanity committed during the country’s 1971 war of independence.
News source- New Age Online