Another blogger stabbed to death in Tejgaon, 2 caught red-handed
20 March 2015, Nirapad News: Another blogger named Oyasiqur Rahman, 27 was stabbed to death in Tejgaon Industrial area of Dhaka in broad day light today in the morning.
Three assailants carried out the attack and police caught two of them with machetes from the spot red handed, Biplob Kumar Sarkar, told deputy commissioner of DMP (Tejgaon Zone).
The 27-year-old blogger was killed following a conflict over “ideological difference”, a police officer of Tejgaon Industrial Police Station, said while addressing a briefing in the afternoon.
Police identified the detained persons as Jikul and Ariful Islam, students of Hathazari Madrasa in Chittagong and Darus Ulum Madrasa in the capital’s Mirpur area respectively. Another attacker named Taher managed to escape the scene, the police officer told the media.
Oyasiqur, son of Tipu Sultan of Hazipur in Ramganj upazla of Laxmipur, was an working with travel agency Far East Aviation located at Motijheel. Details about the victim’s write-ups could not be learnt immediately.
The attack took place at a lane at Dipikar More in Begunbari area around 10:30 am when Oyasiqur was on his way to office, the police officer said.
When police took critically injured Oyasiqur to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH), doctors there declared him dead.
During the primary interrogation, Jikul and Ariful told police about their ideological differences with Oyasiqur’s write-ups in his blog, the police official said. The law enforcers are investigating and scrunitising the detainees’ statements about the killing, he added.
Earlier, on February 26 last, miscreants chopped writer and blogger Avijit to death at TSC area on Dhaka University campus. In the attack, Avijit`s wife was critically injured.
Rajib, known as Thaba Baba in the blogging community, was hacked dead on February 15, 2013 in the capital’s Pallabi area.