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26-year-old Nigerian Woman Dies In Bangladesh Prison

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The Business Standard has reported that a Nigerian female inmate identified as Chidinma Abelf, has died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital in Bangladesh.

The deceased who is said to be from Agulu Obeleagu Umana in Ezeagu, in Enugu State, died on Friday, March 18, 2022. She was 26 years old.

Halima Khatun, senior jail superintendant of Kashimpur Women’s Central Jail, said Chidimma was taken to Gazipur Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Medical College Hospital on March 16 after falling ill.

“Later she was shifted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Thursday as her condition deteriorated where she died while undergoing treatment on Friday.

“Chidimma Abelf had been lodged in the Kashimpur jail after being arrested in a Digital Security Act case filed against her,” she added.