Saturday, 31 October 2015

Twin Strike Jolts Dhaka

Our CorrespondentDhaka : Faisal Arefin Dipon, owner of Jagriti Prokashoni, has been stabbed to death by unknown men at the Aziz Super Market in Dhaka on Saturday evening. Jagriti Prokashoni is known for publishing books written by blogger Avijit Roy who was brutally killed in the capital early this year. Witnesses disclosed that the assassins left the crime scene after locking the office door with the dead body of Dipon inside.

Faisal Arefin Dipon
Dipon’s father Abul Kashem Fazlul Haque told the media that the attack could be unleashed by forces which are opposing free speech in Bangladesh. 

Jagirti office was attacked only a few hours after attack at Shuddhwashwr’s office in Lalmatia, leaving three injured there. The injured in the Lalmatia attack are—publisher Ahmedur Rashid Tutul (43), Tarique Rahim (30) and Sudip Kumar Burman alias Ranadipam Basu (50). Condition of one of the three injured is serious.