Convicted war criminal Mahbubur Rahman died at Kashimpur High-Security Central Jail in Gazipur on Friday morning. He was 72.
On June 27, 2019, Mahbubur Rahman, hailing from Rainhati in Mirzapur upazila of Tangail, was sentenced to death for killing philanthropist Ranada Prasad Saha, his son and 58 others during the Liberation War in 1971.
He had been feeling unwell for the last several days, said Shafiqul Islam Khan, senior superintendent of the jail.
The war criminal was taken to Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Medical College Hospital in the morning where doctors declared him dead, he said.