Bangabandhu's close associate MA Samad passes away

By City Desk

Corporal (retd) MA Samad, a close associate of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and an accused in the Agartala Conspiracy Case, passed away at National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) in the city on Sunday night. He was 92.  He left behind a son, three daughters and host of relatives and admirers to mourn his death.Samad, an organizer of the country's Liberation War in 1971, was buried at his family graveyard at Dakshin Mithakhali in Pirojpur district after Asr prayers with state honour on Monday after namaj-e-janaza.