A female prisoner of Kashimpur Women’s jail on died at a hospital in Gazipur on Thursday morning.
The deceased was identified as Shukkuri Begum, 42, wife of Haider Ali of Gazir intersection area of Laksham upazila in Comilla district, UNB reports.
Shah Jahan Ahmed, senior superintendent of the jail, said Shukkuri, accused in a drug case, felt chest pain on Wednesday night.
Later, she was taken to Shaheed Taj Uddin Medical College and Hospital where she died on Thursday morning.
Police arrested her on September 8 in the case..