Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– Unknown assailants stabbed a Ganajagaran Mancha activist and blogger to death at Goran area in the capital Dhaka on Friday afternoon, police said.
A group of assailants entered Niloy’s house around 2:00pm (local time) on Friday and stabbed him indiscriminately leaving him dead on the spot, a local police official confirmed. “We primarily came to know that the victim was a blogger.”
The incident took place barely five months into the brutal killing of blogger and online activist Oyasiqur Rahman Babu, 27, which itself followed the killing of Avijit Roy.
Imran H Sarker, the Ganajagaran Mancha spokesperson, reportedly said Niloy Chatterjee (40) was an active blogger and he used to write on human rights and the war crimes trial.