A detained BNP leader died at the Dhaka Medical College Hospital this afternoon.
The deceased Mohd Idris Ali, 60, was the Liberation War Secretary of BNP of Ward No. 12. 63 in Dhaka South City.
Idris Ali was arrested in connection with the incident of clashes between police and BNP workers in Matuel on 29 July during a party dharna. Police arrested Idrees that night from his home in the city’s Zurain area. The police produced him in the court the next day. After the hearing, the court sent Idris to Dhaka Central Jail.