Jail authorities handed over his body around 7:30am today after autopsy at Dhaka Medical College, Tajul Islam, the lawyer of the former Jamaat ameer, told The Media.
Ghulam Azam’s son Abdullahil Aman Azmi received the body and took it to their Moghbazar residence in Dhaka, Tajul said.
Any further details were unavailable since last reported.
Ghulam Azam, the man who was a symbol of war crimes in Bangladesh, died at 10:10pm last night at the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) in Dhaka at the age of 92.
He was sentenced for 90 years in prison for crimes committed against humanity in 1971, which included leading the auxiliary forces which assisted the Pakistan military in one of the worst genocide in history.