DHAKA: Fazilatunnesa Bappy, a former lawmaker of ruling Awami League, passed away at a city hospital on Thursday (Jan 02) morning.
She was 49.
Bappy, a prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), breathed her last at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) at around 8:00am, Chief Professor of ICU Dr. AKM Akhtaruzzaman and also chairman of anesthesia department of BSMMU told Banglanews.
Earlier, Bappy was admitted to BSMMU on Saturday as she was suffering from pneumonia and respiratory complications. Later, she was shifted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICC) of the BSMMU as her condition deteriorated on Sunday morning.
Later, Bappy was put on life support as her breathing problem intensified.
Fazilatunnesa Bappy served as MP in 9th and 10th parliament for reserved seats for women from Awami League.
BDST: 1317 HRS, JAN 02, 2020