Japanese national Kunio buried in Rangpur
13 October 2015, Nirapad News: Japanese national Kunio Hoshi has been buried at a graveyard in Rangpur early on Tuesday, ten days after unidentified assailants gunned him down in a village near the northern town.
The local administration said his funeral and burial were completed in keeping with the Japanese embassy’s request.
“He had converted to Islam. That’s why the Japanese embassy requested the home ministry to bury him in Rangpur,” Deputy Commissioner Rahat Anwar. The burial process was initiated after the home ministry’s instruction on Monday, he added.
Kunio was buried at the town’s Munshiparha graveyard around 4am, District Magistrate Priyo Shindu Talukder.