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’Jollad’ Shahjahan is no more

Since mid-70,Shahajahan was freed last year over three decedes spending in prison

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Published: 18:56, 24 June 2024

Update: 18:58, 24 June 2024

’Jollad’ Shahjahan is no more

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Jollad Shahajahan Vhuiyan passed away while he was an supervision at a hospital in the capital today (24 June). Who executed 26 convicts including 6 killers of Bangabandhu 

Shahjahan, in his mid-70s, was freed last year after serving over three decades in prison.

Citing hospital sources, Sher-e-Bangla Nagar Police Station Officer-in-Charge Ahad Ali told informed  that Shahjahan died of stroke.

Mentioning that the former hangman was admitted to Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College and Hospital with chest pain, the officer said Shahjahan died while undergoing treatment at the hospital.

The body is currently in the emergency department morgue at the hospital, he added.

On 18 June last year, Shahjahan Bhuiyan walked out of Dhaka Central Jail after serving 44 years in prison.

Shahjahan was arrested in 1979 as he was on his way to the capital from Narsingdi.

After serving a decade in prison, he embarked on a fresh chapter of his life as an assistant hangman in 1989.

Following eight years in the role, he was promoted to the position of chief hangman in 1997.