Jinnat Ali, the tallest man in Bangladesh, has died at Chattogram Medical College Hospital (CMCH) early today.
He was 24. Jinnat had been diagnosed with a brain tumor.
Jinnat's older brother Elias Ali said, "Doctors of the hospital declared him death at around 3:00 am. We are taking him to Cox's Bazar."
Earlier on Sunday, Jinnat Ali was brought to Chittagong Medical College. He was first admitted to the neurology department of the hospital. After examination there, he was transferred to the neurosurgery department on Monday.
On Monday afternoon, Khurshid Anwar, assistant registrar of the Department of Neurosurgery, said the patient's physical condition was critical.
The young man had been suffering from various physical problems since birth.
Jinnat Ali, son of Amir Hamza of Barabil village in Gorjonia union of Ramu upazila of Cox's Bazar, was the tallest man in Bangladesh.
In October 2018, Jinnat Ali met Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Then there was a commotion about him.
Jinnat Ali was born in 1996. He was the second child in the family. From the age of 11, his body began to grow abnormally. It rose to 8 feet 6 inches.
In October 2018, Jinnat Ali was admitted to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University in Dhaka for treatment. Doctors then said Jinnat was thought to have a brain tumor. In addition, his height was increasing due to hormonal problems.