Amin Huda, who was sentenced to 79 years imprisonment in two drug cases, died at the prison cell of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University in Dhaka on Friday.
Amin Huda, 46, died at about 1:00pm, said Dhaka Central Jail senior jail superintendent Iqbal Kabir.
He said that Amin had been under treatment at the prison cell of the hospital since August last with multiple ailments, including heart problem and high blood pressure.
Rapid Action Battalion arrested Amin Huda on October 25, 2007 along with his business partner Ahsanul Haque Hasan from Gulshan.
Later, the elite force raided one of his dens in Gulshan and seized around 1.5 lakh Yaba tablets and materials for producing such pills.
Police filed two cases against Amin Huda and his partner for manufacturing and selling the pills.
On July 15, 2012, the Speedy Trial Tribunal-4 of Dhaka convicted them and sentenced them to 79 years imprisonment in the two cases.
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