Dhaka, Feb. 13 -- Renuka Roptan, 56, a resident of Patakhali village under Padmapukur union of Shyamnagar Upazila, died on Tuesday night.

Her son Ratan Roptan, 35, had recently gone to India to visit their relatives.

The health workers at Bhomra Land Port sent him to the Satkhira General Hospital for tests after finding that he was suffering from fever and cold when he returned on Monday.

Ratan returned home after giving blood sample for the tests.

Later, the local officials of the Directorate General of Health Services looked for him, Padmapukur Union Council Chairman Ataur Rahman said. The officials also called Ataur to confirm the location of Ratan, he said.

Meanwhile, rumours spread in the area that Ratan "will be killed as he is...