Another blogger hacked to death in city


Yet another blogger was stabbed to death in broad day light at South Begunbari in the capital on Monday morning.
The victim was Washiqur Rahman , 27, son of Tipu Sultan.
Dhaka Metropolitan Police of Tejgaon division additional deputy commissioner, Wahidul Islam, confirmed the matter.
Miscreants swooped down on him with sharp weapons leaving him critically injured, our correspondent reported.
He was rushed to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital where doctors declared him dead around 10:45am.
Some said he was brought dead to the hospital.
Police arrested two persons along with three machetes in connection with the murder.
Earlier, a free-thinking writer and blogger, Avijit Roy, was hacked to death and his wife Rafida Ahmed Bonya grievously injured by unidentified assailants near TSC on the Dhaka University campus on the night of February 26.
Avijit, a Bangladesh-born US citizen, came to Bangladesh in mid-February to launch his two books which were published on the occasion of the Amar Ekushey Book Fair.
On February 15, 2013, Ahmed Rajib Haidar, an architect by profession and an activist of the Shahbagh Ganajagaran Mancha movement, was stabbed to death near his house at Mirpur Palash Nagar in the capital.
Source: New Age


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