An inmate of Jashore Child Development Centre(CDC) has died while undergoing treatment at a hospital in the district, said officials on Tuesday.

The deceased was identified as Siraj Islam, 16, son of Abdul Jalil of Nilphamari district.

Siraj was sent to the Child Development Center on March 15 this year in a case under the Women and Children Repression Prevention Act, said Manjurul Hasan, assistant director of CDC.

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He was admitted to Jashore General Hospital on May 28  with fever and breathing problem after contacting his family.

Siraj died at the hospital this morning, Manjurul said.

Ahmed Tareq Shams, a physician of the hospital, said Siraj was suffering from fever, breathing problem, anemia and jaundice.

Rubel Hawlader, social service officer at the hospital, said the body was handed over to his parents.

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