Hannan Shah’s body flown in
The body of BNP standing committee member ASM Hannan Shah, who died on Tuesday in Singapore, was brought home on Wednesday, UNB reports.
His mortal remains arrived at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around 6:08pm by a flight of Bangladesh Airlines, said BNP chairperson’s media wing member Sayrul Kabir Khan.
BNP senior leaders, including secrteray geranral Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, standing committee member Mirza Abbas, vice chairman Abdullah Al Noman and joint secretary general Khairul Kabir Khokan, along with Hannan Shah’s relatives received the body.
From the airport, the BNP leader’s body was taken to his Mohakhali DOHS residence.
Later, his body will be kept at Combined Military Hospital (CMH) mortuary. It will be there overnight on Wednesday.
Hannan Shah, a military officer-turned politician, died at Raffles Heart Centre in Singapore early Tuesday at the age of 77.
On September 11, he was flown to Singapore for better treatment of his cardiovascular disease.
The BNP leader’s first namaz-e-janaza was held at a mosque in Singapore at 8:30pm (Singapore time) on Tuesday.