Prison authorities say the defendant hung himself by a rope made from a mosquito net late Friday night
A prisoner at Barisal Central Prison was found dead in one of the prison’s bathrooms early Saturday.
The deceased, identified as Hanif Khalifa, 40, was jailed for a trial against him for rape of his speech-impaired daughter.
Prison authorities say the defendant hung himself from a rope made from a mosquito net late Friday night.
Proshanto Kumar Banik, superintendent of Barisal Central Prison, said on October 1 that Hanif had been jailed on a case filed by his wife for the rape of her speech-impaired daughter.
“Hanif was taken out of prison a few days ago for a DNA test. He was then brought back and quarantined in his prison cell, ”he added.
The body was taken to Barisal Sher-e-Bangla Medical College and Hospital for autopsy, he added.